Recently, I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to conduct an email-based interview with MLB.COM writer Jonathan Mayo. Many people know him around baseball circles for his expertise with the youngsters in baseball, and since the MetsÆ minor league system has been so scrutinized over the past couple of years, I thought we could get a ôState of the Union,ö so to speak. So without further adieu, enjoy.
Daily Stache: If you compare the Mets to the rest of the league, how would they stack up in terms of their minor league system?
Jonathan Mayo: TheyÆd still land near the bottom. As was evident when there wasnÆt a whole lot to come up to replace the many injured big-leaguers, theyÆre particularly weak at the top of the system.
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