The top prospect is inching his way to the big leagues.
Fernando Martinez, who was signed by the Mets at the mere age of 16, will be just one step away from making it to the parent club this season, as Omar Minaya noted that the five-tool outfielder will begin the season at Triple-A Buffalo.
Martinez, who is only 19-years-old, will be entering his fourth year of professional baseball. He's seen time at everything from rookie ball to Double-A, but has never reached beyond that -- until 2009.
Good for F-Mart, as he's known to fans. I know a lot of people are excited to watch him prosper and grow and to see what he can do on the major league level. Count me among them.