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Mets' prospects: Baseball America rankings released Friday

Pitching prospect Zack Wheeler heads Baseball America's top 10 list of New York Mets prospects for 2013.


Baseball America released its scouting reports on the top 10 organizational prospects on the horizon for the New York Mets on Friday.

Topping the list is right-handed pitching prospect Zack Wheeler, who also claimed Baseball America's "Best Curveball" among Mets prospects in the "Best Tools" section of the preview.

Here is the full top 10 listing from Baseball America:

1. Zack Wheeler, RHP
2. Gavin Cecchini, SS
3. Brandon Nimmo, OF
4. Luis Mateo, RHP
5. Rafael Montero, RHP
6. Wilmer Flores, 3B/2B
7. Michael Fulmer, RHP
8. Jeurys Familia, RHP
9. Domingo Tapia, RHP
10. Cory Mazzoni, RHP

Flores, the infielder listed as the Mets' No. 6 prospect, also claimed the "Best Hitter for Average" distinction in the overview.

Additionally, seven of New York's top prospects for 2013, according to Baseball America, are right-handed pitchers.

View Baseball America's complete prospect list, "Best Tools" section and overall team outlook for the Mets by clicking right here.