Mets prospect Stanley Consuegra is emerging for the Brooklyn Cyclones

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Mets outfield prospect Stanley Consuegra fields a fly ball during 2022 game action (wikimedia commons)

With the Mets’ big-league offense struggling, fans are looking to the prospects to help give their team some punch. While much of that attention is on Triple-A stars like Mark Vientos and Ronny Mauricio, there’s another hitter right here in Brooklyn who is angling for attention. 

In 90 plate appearances for the Brooklyn Cyclones year, outfielder Stanley Consuegra has four home runs and is slashing .267/.343/.511 with two stolen bases. He has cut his strikeout rate to a career-low 20.6% and is walking at a 9.8% clip. 

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Mets outfield prospect Stanley Consuegra after a swing during 2022 game action

Stanley Consuegra was signed out of the Dominican Republic as a 17-year-old for $500,000. While the Mets had high hopes for him as a plus athlete with the chance to grow into a strong body, things did not go well for Consuegra early on.

He struggled in 64 games in 2018 as an 18-year-old in his first taste of professional baseball, but then things got worse. Consuegra had ACL surgery in 2019, then missed all of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and missed two months during the 2021 season with a broken hand. It seemed like the young outfielder’s career would never really get going. 

However, despite only having 84 career minor-league games, the Mets were aggressive in promoting the then-21-year-old to the St. Lucie Mets’ A-ball team last year. The Dominican native hit .251 with eight home runs, 32 RBI, 38 runs, and eight stolen bases in 66 games and earned a promotion to High-A Brooklyn for the final 56 games of the season. 

Back in Brooklyn to start the 2023 season, Consuegra is taking his game to another level. 

Now standing 6’2″ and weighing 200 pounds, Consuegra has a tall and skinny frame but also clearly possesses big power. In fact, despite getting off to a slow start in his professional career, Consuegra has flashed all five tools with a  good glove in the outfield and one of the best arms in the Mets minor league system.

Given his plate discipline growth this year and the max exit velocity he’s shown of over 115 mph, the right fielder is doing everything he can to earn a promotion to the Mets Double-A affiliate in Binghampton.

While he won’t see any time at Citi Field this year, Consuegra is certainly beginning to put himself on the map as a prospect that Mets fans can begin to get excited about. 

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Mets outfield prospect Stanley Consuegra takes a swing during 2022 game action