2022 New York Mets Top MLB Prospects

Image credit: Francisco Alvarez (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)


The Mets raved about the developmental steps taken by catcher Francisco Alvarez and third baseman Brett Baty at the alternate training site in 2020.

This year, those two players headline a Mets farm system with a clearly defined upper tier but little depth beyond the Top 10 Prospects.

Alvarez and Baty represented the Mets at the Futures Game and made huge climbs up the Top 100 Prospects ranking. Shortstop Ronny Mauricio and third baseman Mark Vientos round out the organization’s Top 100 contingent. Pitching is in shorter supply in the system, with only righthander J.T. Ginn on the immediate mid horizon.

We’ll be chatting the Mets farm system at 1 p.m. ET on Monday. You can submit your questions ahead of time here

Here’s how we project their lineup in 2025, with their 2025 ages in parentheses. 


Catcher: Francisco Alvarez (23)
First Base: Pete Alonso (30)
Second Base: Ronny Mauricio (24)
Third Base: Mark Vientos (25)
Shortstop: Francisco Lindor (31)
Left Field: Brett Baty (25)
Center Field: Brandon Nimmo (32)
Right Field: Alex Ramirez (22)
Designated Hitter: Dominic Smith (30)

No. 1 Starter: Jacob deGrom (37)
No. 2 Starter: Matt Allan (24)
No. 3 Starter: J.T. Ginn (26)
No. 4 Starter: Tylor Megill (29)
No. 5 Starter: David Peterson (29)
Closer: Edwin Diaz (31)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to New York’s Top 10, click here


Best Hitter for Average: Francisco Alvarez
Best Power Hitter: Mark Vientos
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Francisco Alvarez
Fastest Baserunner: Jaylen Palmer
Best Athlete: Ronny Mauricio
Best Fastball: Michel Otanez
Best Curveball: Brian Metoyer
Best Slider: J.T. Ginn
Best Changeup: Jose Butto
Best Control: J.T. Ginn
Best Defensive Catcher: Nick Meyer
Best Defensive Infielder: Brett Baty
Best Infield Arm: Ronny Mauricio
Best Defensive Outfielder: Jake Mangum
Best Outfield Arm: Stanley Consuegra

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