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Scouting Mets Prospect #17: Eric Niesen
To discuss all of the scouting reports, head to the Subscribers Forum Vital Statistics Name: Eric Niesen DOB: September 4, 1985 Height: 6'0" Weight: 192 Throws: Left Bats: Left Status: 3rd Round (2007) – Wake Forest How Eric Niesen bounced back from a disappointing season would be a personal storyline for the former third round pick. Niesen was a made a high draft pick on the promise of his live arm and good velocity from the left side, but struggled in his first crack at long season ball with St. Lucie in 2008. Ups and downs, stretches of success and bumps in the road defined his year in the Florida State League. Therefore, it was a prudent move to have him repeat the level at the start of the 2009 season. It was anticipated that getting another crack at the Florida State League would allow Niesen to settle in and make the appropriate adjustments to his game. Specifically, Niesen needed to solidify his approach and gain more trust in his repertoire. He backed it up by going...
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