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Yankees vs. Mets: Relief Pitching Prospects

Melancon has one of the higher ceilings

Comparing what the Yankees and Mets have at each position in the minor leagues, we take a look at the crop of relief pitching prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the best fastballs? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two New York farm systems.

First Things First: In the long run, a few of the Yankees' and Mets' current starting pitching prospects will eventually find their way into Major League bullpens, at least, to get their foot in the door initially. Let's not forget that even Mariano Rivera, a sure-fire Hall of Fame closer, came up through the minor league ranks as a starting pitcher. But for the purposes of this article, we...

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