Thor, on Thor:
"It's not a bad nickname at all. ...Being the god of thunder is a pretty cool thing."
On his his intense lifting regimen:
"I don't like the whole aspect of days off... I'm always wanting to do something. I'm always wanting to get better in the weight room. It makes the game easier."
There are extended quotes from his high school coach and Paul dePodesta in the outtakes here.
Composite Top 100Jon Mayo combined the Top 100 prospect rankings at MLB.com, Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, Keith Law and Fangraphs, to create a composite Top 100 list.
Here are the six Mets on his 135-deep player list: Syndergaard (14), Travis d'Arnaud (33), Rafael Montero (79), Dom Smith (81), Wilmer Flores (111), and Brandon Nimmo (123).
Non-MetsFangraphs had a great piece from Tony Glengino, an area scout, about the Phillies/Ben Wetzler mess, about the process of developing a relationship with a high school player.