Mets Prospect Roundup: Brett Baty continues to mash

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Mets prospect Brett Baty holding ball, smiling while playing for Brooklyn Cyclones
Mets prospect Brett Baty holding ball, smiling while playing for Brooklyn Cyclones

A bunch of the Mets' top prospects have been excelling during the minor league season.

Here's the latest...

Low-A St. Lucie Mets

  • OF Alex Ramirez has heated up, with a six-game hitting streak and hits in nine of his last 10 games. Overall, he's slashing .254/.323/.399 with five homers, 12 doubles, two triples, and 14 steals in 54 games as an 18-year-old in Low-A

  • RHP Junior Santos is coming off the best start of his season, where he allowed one run in 7.0 IP while giving up six hits, walking one, and striking out six. He has a 4.68 ERA and 1.57 WHIP in 67.1 IP (14 starts, two relief appearances) this season

High-A Brooklyn Cyclones

  • RHP J.T. Ginn has struggled in his last two starts, allowing 10 runs in 8.0 innings. Overall this season, Ginn -- who has made four starts for Brooklyn since being promoted from St. Lucie -- has a 3.77 ERA and 1.06 WHIP with 54 strikeouts in 57.1 innings over 12 starts

  • C Francisco Alvarez continues to mash, with four homers in his last eight games. Overall, he is hitting .273/.385/.547 with 17 homers, 17 doubles, and 58 RBI in 77 games this season for Brooklyn and St. Lucie

  • SS Ronny Mauricio is slashing .232/.272/.431 with 15 homers, 12 doubles, four triples, and six steals in 82 games for Brooklyn

  • SS Jaylen Palmer recently earned a promotion from St. Lucie, where he was hitting .276 with a .378 OBP to go along with 23 stolen bases in 66 games. He has eight hits in 38 at-bats since joining the Cyclones

Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies

  • INF/OF Brett Baty had one of his best games of the season on Aug. 12, shortly after his nine-game hitting streak was snapped, going 4-for-5 with a double and two homers. Overall, he's slashing .288/.375/.486 with 12 homers and 19 doubles in 79 games this season between Brooklyn and Binghamton

  • 3B Mark Vientos returned on Aug. 17 after being out since Aug. 13. He has 20 homers and is slashing .274/.345/.591 in 63 games this season for Binghamton

  • INF/OF Carlos Cortes has been terrific this season, slashing .266/.325/.509 with 13 homers and 25 doubles in 69 games while getting time in both corner outfield spots

Triple-A Syracuse Mets

  • OF Khalil Lee has clubbed two homers in his last six games. Overall this season for Syracuse, he is hitting .262/.442/.460 with seven homers, 14 doubles, and one triple in 65 games.