Scout Premium Content

Allen Serving Youth in St. Lucie

Allen Serving Youth in St. Lucie

The New York Mets have never been shy when it comes to aggressively promoting young, talented players. That includes pitchers where the practice is no more evident than the starting rotation for this year's St. Lucie Mets. One of those pitchers is third-year right-hander Kyle Allen who will spend the entire season as a 20-year-old in the Florida State League.

Kyle Allen, who is one of the 10 youngest players in the league and ranked the 16th best prospect in the organization by Inside Pitch heading into the season, finds himself in a position where the challenges are tough and the learning curve is steep. Nevertheless, the young right-hander meets the demand for his best with a head on effort. "I feel really strong about where my game is right...

InsidePitchMagazine.com Recommended Stories