Mets Prospect Roundup: Francisco Alvarez on home run tear, J.T. Ginn impressing

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Francisco Alvarez rounds bases after home run at 2021 MLB All-Star Futures Game
Francisco Alvarez rounds bases after home run at 2021 MLB All-Star Futures Game

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 cooled off after a hot stretch, with just two hits in his last 18 at-bats. Overall this season, the 18-year-old is slashing .252/.321/.374 in 70 games in what has been his first taste of professional ball

  • RHP Junior Santos has had two very strong starts in a row, with his latest being one of his most impressive of the season. He tossed 7.0 innings of one-run ball on Sept. 8, allowing five hits, walking one, and striking out five. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his last 10 starts

High-A Brooklyn Cyclones

  • RHP J.T. Ginn has allowed three runs total over his last three starts. In his start on Sept. 8, he fired 5.0 shutout innings while allowing three hits, walking two, and striking out five. Overall this season, Ginn -- who has made eight starts for Brooklyn since being promoted from St. Lucie -- has a 3.30 ERA and 1.13 WHIP with 68 strikeouts in 79.0 innings over 16 starts

  • C Francisco Alvarez is on another power tear, with three homers in his last five games. Overall, he is hitting .273/.385/.547 with 21 homers, 17 doubles, and 67 RBI in 91 games this season for Brooklyn and St. Lucie

  • SS Jaylen Palmer is hitting .208/.328/.377 with three homers, five doubles, two triples, and six stolen bases in 29 games since joining the Cyclones. In 66 games earlier this season for St. Lucie, he hit .276 with a .378 OBP to go along with 23 stolen bases.

Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies

  • SS Ronny Mauricio was promoted to Binghamton on Sept. 9 after slashing .242/.290/.449 with 19 homers, 14 doubles, and five triples in 100 games for the Cyclones

  • INF/OF Brett Baty is hitting .267/.355/.418 with five homers and seven doubles in 38 games as he continues to adjust to Double-A. Overall this season, he's slashing .291/.378/.471 with 12 homers and 21 doubles in 89 games between Brooklyn and Binghamton

  • INF/OF Carlos Cortes has been great this season, slashing .262/.334/.497 with 14 homers and 26 doubles in 77 games while getting time in both corner outfield spots

Triple-A Syracuse Mets

  • 3B Mark Vientos was just promoted to Triple-A after hitting 22 homers and slashing .281/.346/.580 in 72 games for Binghamton

  • OF Khalil Lee is hitting .251/.438/.443 with nine homers, 14 doubles, and two triples in 85 games for Triple-A this season