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Mets Organization Report

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The Mets lost catching prospect Jesus Flores to Washington in the Rule 5 draft, with new Nationals manager and former Mets coach Manny Acta undoubtedly playing a role in that selection. But the Mets had inside info, too, when they selected lefthanded pitcher Ricardo Morales from the Nats in the Triple-A phase of the draft.

Majors | #2006#New York Mets#Organization Reports

Mets Organization Report

Adam Rubin -Premium Content

The Mets are determined to challenge their core prospects. So team brass decided to promote center fielder Fernando Martinez from the low Class A Hagerstown to high Class A St. Lucie. The 17-year-old made his St. Lucie debut Aug. 4, after hitting .333/.389/.505 in 192 at-bats with Hagerstown.

Majors | #2006#New York Mets#Organization Reports