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Mets Organization Report

Adam Rubin -Premium Content

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

Angels Organization Report

Bill Shaikin -Premium Content

At first base, the Angels' depth chart is punctuated with question marks. Unless they acquire a veteran slugger before the season starts, the Angels hope that one of three oft-touted prospects can claim the job in spring training. They used eight players at that position last year, including Casey Kotchman, Kendry Morales and Dallas McPherson.

Majors | #2006#Los Angeles Angels#Organization Reports