Seedlings to Stars, FanSided’s relatively new blog about prospects, tapped Rising Apple to contribute a question to their on-going “Harvesting Opinion” series. Below is a snipet from the article, introducing the on-going series, as well as highlighting the prompt I proposed about Mets youngster, Fernando Martinez:
Harvesting Opinion is a regular feature on Seedlings to Stars. Each week, six of FanSided’s team blogs send S2S a question relating to their team’s minor league system, and we answer them in this space–each question gets one article devoted to answering it. In this way, we make sure we regularly get to discuss hot-button issues relating to the systems of every team, as these go on a five-week cycle.
Please note that any statistics used may be a day or two out of date, as we prepare our answers over the course of a week.
In this edition, we tackle a question sent to us from our New York Mets site Rising Apple:
From 2007 to 2010, Fernando Martinez was ranked within the Top 100 prospects by Baseball America. After yet another injury-plagued and general disappointing season in 2011, is F-Mart officially a bust, or does the 22 year-old still have enough youth to prove his former high shelf status?
Read the full article here.