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Mets Spring Training Video: Erik Goeddel Throws A Bullpen

Mets prospect Erik Goeddel threw a bullpen session on Monday, February 25.

Chris McShane

Right before Domingo Tapia threw his bullpen session on Monday, February 25, Erik Goeddel threw one of his own. Ranked the Mets' thirty-ninth best prospect by Rob Castellano, here's what he looked like.

Here's what Rob had to say about Goeddel:

It was a solid 2012 season for the former 2010 24th -round steal out of UCLA. It's tough to complain about a 3.09 FIP and an 8+ strikeouts per nine in his first exposure to High-A. Still, the slender righty left a little to be desired, especially in the second half when he posted a 4.14 ERA. The strikeout totals were still there, and his control is fine; the main issue is inconsistency, as his strong slider/curve combo disappeared at times. Even worse, a fastball that flashed mid-90s as a collegian was regularly in the 89-92 mph range for the Mets. To me, Goeddel's profile screams future reliever as he flashes the ability to blow away hitters with a very polished repertoire but seems to lack the build/durability to be able to hold his stuff over the course of a full season.