This one is admittedly a long shot, but I feel that it is one worth mentioning.
David Peterson is a left-handed starting pitcher who was drafted by the Mets 20th overall in the 1st round of the 2017 MLB draft out of the University of Oregon.
During the 2018 season, Peterson split time between playing with the St. Lucie Mets and the Columbia Fireflies in the Mets minor league system. Between the two teams, Peterson started 22 games in 2018, logging 128.0 innings with a 7-10 record and a 3.16 ERA.
Coming into the 2019 season, the 23-year-old Peterson was ranked as the Mets top pitching prospect and was set to begin the season in Double-A Binghamton.
Peterson is not a power pitcher, as his fastball sits in the low 90s, but he is known to have excellent control of his off-speed pitches. Despite his young age and how recently he was drafted, I could see the Mets calling him up this season if they have a pressing need for a starting pitcher.
MLB.com’s scouting report for Peterson states that “Peterson has demonstrated outstanding control of all his pitches, even if he can stand to refine his overall command some. Average bat-missing ability and a knack for inducing weak, ground-ball contact points to more of a floor than a ceiling for Peterson, but it might not take him that long to reach his potential as a No. 3 or 4 starter.”
They also have him listed as an expected call up for the 2020 season, but if he continues to impress, then there’s a possibility that the Mets pull the trigger and bring him up this season instead.
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