48. Jenrry Mejia
80. Fernando Martinez
84. Wilmer Flores
87. Ike Davis
Mejia's in a class with 1B Brett Wallace, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, OF Ben Revere, and RHP Simon Castro in front of him and CF Austin Jackson, 1B Logan Morrison, 1B Freddie Freeman and RHP Jarrod Parker in behind him. It's an interesting group in that all of the players have at least one superlative tool, but a major question mark about other areas of their games. In his chat, Goldstein likens Wallace to Lyle Overbay.
Down in the 80s, there are some Martinez-ish guys with injury histories of their own like Hank Conger and Jason Knapp and some college guys like the A's Grant Green, Davis, and Mike Moustakas (#79 technically, but close enough) and some real youngersters like Zach Wheeler and Wilmer Flores.
In his chat, he offered substantive answers to one Martinez question, and one overall Mets question:
Pat (MA): So Fernando Martinez is younger than Jared Mitchell and has performed in every level of the minors at a young age, whereas Mitchell has had just a hundred or so at-bats in A-Ball, and he's 19 slots ahead of F-Mart? Huh?
Kevin Goldstein: Well, one is a pure CF and one isn't -- that's a huge difference right there, no?
ssimon (Pelham, NY): KG - NY question: Would you rather have #4 overall (Montero) or the four Mets guys at #48, 80, 84, 87?
Kevin Goldstein: Great question. In general, you want the elite guy.