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Top Ten Fastballs for Starters

Where does Jenrry Mejia's fastball rank?

A group of live arms have entered the system over the past two seasons, giving the Mets a solid list of prospects all armed with top notch fastballs. While the farm could stand to add further depth with this tool, these ten all stand a chance to crack the big leagues simply because of their above average fastballs.

10. Jeurys Familia – The 19-year-old right-hander is still learning to throw his secondary pitches, but will continue to move—and possibly at a quick rate—because of his fastball. He was on the gun at 89-91 MPH early in the Gulf Coast League season but his velocity increased and stabilized in the low-90s later in the summer and during the Instructional League season. He is still working on a...

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