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Scouting Mets Prospect #48: Jose Coronado

Coronado made progress with the bat in '08

The New York Mets signed Jose Coronado in August 2003 as a free agent out of Venezuela and since then he has provided reliable defense at every level. However, the organization still wants to see more offense from the shortstop who will likely open the season in Triple-A.

With the departure of Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera and Maikel Cleto during the off-season, three spots needed to be made up to complete the final Top 50. Therefore, over the next three days, the new #48-#50 will be posted to fill the gaps. Vital Statistics: Name: Jose Coronado DOB: April 13, 1986 Height: 6'1" Weight: 175 Bats: Switch Throws: Right Status: Free Agent Signing (200... Recommended Stories