A full listing of our Top 25 Prospects is on the right hand side of our website.Without further ado....The Mack's Mets #20 organizational prospect is......
#20 OF Cory Vaughn
Bats: R Throws: R
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 225 lb
Acquired: 2010 Draft, 4th round, San Diego State University
2012: (A+) .243/.351/.463, 23 HR, 69 RBI, 21 SB (84%), 65 BB, 114 K
2011: (A/A+) .255/.362/.402, 13 HR, 59 RBI, 10 SB (55%), 59 BB, 117 K
2010: (SS-A) .307/.396/.557, 14 HR, 56 RBI, 12 SB (70%), 34 BB, 63 K
Well at age 23 the book is now out on Cory Vaughn. Even though he possesses a strong eye, pure power, good speed, and a strong arm, he's just one tool short of being a "5 tool" premium prospect. Unfortunately for the Mets that's the ability to make contact. His career .236 batting average in Advanced Single A would sink most prospects. He'll be playing at age 24 this season so time is pretty much almost up for Vaughn if he wants to prove that he can be a big leaguer. At most now all we can hope for is a big time power hitter in the mold of Toronto's RF Jose Bautista.
Anticipated Assignment: (AA) Binghamton starting RF