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Scouting Mets Prospect #17: Michael Antonini

Antonini pitched his way up the rankings in 2008

The New York Mets selected left-hander Michael Antonini in the 18th round of the 2007 draft and saw solid results during his first summer. It was rather unknown what role Antonini would fill following his rookie season, but he shot up the depth chart in 2008 by showing the ability to handle every level he pitched.

Vital Statistics: Name: Michael Antonini DOB: August 6, 1985 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Throws: Left Bats: Right Status: 18th Round Pick (2007) – Georgia College and State University "I'm happy with how my season ended up. Being able to move up two levels and make some starts in Double-A, after thinking I'd probably finish in High-A after getting experience in Savannah, was a great feeling...

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