Category: Third Basemen

Prospect Profile: 3B David Thompson

Right now, the saddest thing going on is the continued deterioration of David Wright. For many of us, it’s a heartbreaking experience, knowing that Spinal Stenosis has brought down our once excellent third base thumper. Probably the closest starting caliber 3rd Baseman to the Major Leagues for the Mets, Thompson has a lot of athleticism, but a lot of questions too. Thompson has a possibility of being what replaces Wright in the Majors in the future, but he’s got a few questions around him as well.

(Dustin Satloff/Brooklyn Cyclones/NY Post)

3B David Thompson

R/R, 6’0″ 210 lbs,  8/28/1993 (23), Drafted by the Mets in the 4th Round of the 2015 Draft out of the University of Miami

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lev G PA H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
2015 21 -0.1 Brooklyn A- 59 228 45 10 1 3 22 3 11 44 .218 .268 .320 .588
2016 22 -0.0 2 Teams A-A+ 116 481 121 34 2 11 95 6 29 90 .280 .333 .444 .778
2016 22 -0.7 St. Lucie A+ 55 225 54 12 0 6 37 3 15 41 .265 .321 .412 .733
2016 22 0.6 Columbia A 61 256 67 22 2 5 58 3 14 49 .294 .344 .474 .817

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Prospect Profile: 3B Eudor Garcia

Players who use PED’s are often rejected and ostracized by fans…frankly I don’t care. I’m going to admit, I’m still a fan of Garcia. His bat is very interesting, and if the profiled bat was in your lineup, you’d be very happy. After being suspended and then usurped on the 3rd base depth chart by David Thompson, Garcia must come back with a vengeance and show that his ability isn’t chemically enhanced.

(Photo Credit Cory Smith/MILB)

3B Eudor Garcia (College Stats)

L/R, 6’0″ 240 lbs, 5/17/1994 (22), Drafted in the 4th round in 2014 out of El Paso Community College

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Prospect Profile: 3B Blake Tiberi

I realized that third basemen haven’t been covered yet… at all, so I’m going to address that in a line this week, starting with Tiberi, who was drafted in the third round in 2016. Tiberi I can safely state currently has a profile to former Met Daniel Murphy

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