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Mets best prospects at each position down on the farm in 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 11: Ronny Mauricio #2 of the New York Mets in action against the St. Louis Cardinals during a spring training baseball game at Clover Park at on March 11, 2020 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 11: Ronny Mauricio #2 of the New York Mets in action against the St. Louis Cardinals during a spring training baseball game at Clover Park at on March 11, 2020 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – MARCH 11: New York Mets batting helmets in their dugout before a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Clover Park at on March 11, 2020 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

While the New York Mets minors currently aren’t ranked yet among the league’s best, it won’t be too much longer before that narrative changes. The organization is currently in the middle of rebuilding a pipeline that had been depleted of talent by trades the last two seasons by former General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen.

The Mets farm system also contains many players who are so young and inexperienced that they just need a bit more minor league seasoning as many of the organization’s highly regarded prospects haven’t played above A-ball.

The future however is still certainly bright considering the projected upside of many of the Mets’ top six prospects in their system, despite their youth and inexperience to this point. The Mets also possess the tenth overall pick in this year’s MLB Draft in July, which could further push their farm system ranking a bit higher based on their selections this year.

The Mets have a talented lineup of prospects at each position that could make waves in 2021 with a full season of Minor League Baseball.

Recently MLB.com released their 2021 list of the Mets Top 30 Prospects, and I thought it would be fun to highlight the top prospect at every position in the organization’s minor league system heading into this season. With a full minor league season expected to commence this season, my thoughts on this list could certainly change by August. But as of right now, I believe the following players are the best at their respective positions currently.

First, let’s take a look at the best battery combination currently in the Mets system, which includes two high-upside players that the Mets were reluctant to include in any potential trade this offseason.

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