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Birth Date9-4-1998
Height5' 11"
Weight176 lbs
Age19 years, 1 months, 18 days
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2016 DME Rk 31 134 .367 .259 .341 .356 .268 .344 102 15.9 4.0 1 -4.0 -0.9 20.0 1.6 20.0 1.6
2016 MET Rk 31 141 .389 .242 .336 .328 .270 .388 90 20.1 4.2 1.8 7.1 2.1 28.1 3.5 28.1 3.5
2017 COL A 92 399 .273 .251 .317 .367 .261 .310 92 5.5 11.2 5 6.2 0.7 22.4 3.0 22.4 3.0

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2016 DME Rk 134 28 34 10 0 2 21 25 9 6 7 .340 .478 .500 .160 .367 20.0 -4.0 1.6
2016 MET Rk 141 24 41 10 4 1 17 21 13 7 1 .360 .461 .544 .184 .389 28.1 7.1 3.5
2017 COL A 399 50 92 9 4 4 31 28 61 14 8 .265 .346 .349 .084 .273 22.4 6.2 3.0

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 19Steve Givarz2017-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View From Behind The Backstop: It Takes A Teen Age Riot To Get Me Out Of BedJeffrey Paternostro2017-06-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: The Next 112Ben Carsley2017-03-15
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 7-8BP Fantasy Staff2017-03-09
Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 ShortstopsBret Sayre2017-02-09
Get to Know: Shortstop ProspectsBen Carsley2017-02-08
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Mets Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-11-14
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Mets Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 11thWilson Karaman2016-07-12

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2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Is Andres Gimenez a better prospect now than he was before this season? Or is a .272/.335/.354 line about what you would've expected from him after his monster summer in 2016?
(Lester from St Lucie)
Yeah, I think his stock is up. Anytime an 18-year-old jumps from a foreign complex league and posts a league-average line in full-season ball, that's a big win. And we have greater verification on what the tools and package looks like. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)How do you compare Andres Gimenez to Wander Javier?
(Dusty from Colorado)
Well, Gimenez has done it at a much higher level now. Javier is way more toolsed up, Gimenez is way more polished? (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)What have you heard on Andres Gimenez? Seems to really be holding his own despite skipping 3 levels......what can we Mets fans dream on with this kid?
(Todd from NY)
Saw him for a series, quite liked him but it's not necessarily a huge tools upside profile like Rosario is. He's not going to be on the midseason 50, but he has a shot at the 101. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-05-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Andres Gimenez is a similar kind of/caliber prospect to how Gleyber was at this age (mostly the polish) seems like they are similar athletes with Gleyber more hit and Gimenez more D
(Rizzo from Delaware )
Past them both being polished middle infielders with advanced hit tools for their age they don't have all that much else in common I'd say. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)If Andres Gimenez ends up with a .300/.375/.430 ish season at Colombia is he a top 25 prospect? Is he kind of similar to Gleyber a few years ago?
(Alex from Sc)
If the tools back up that performance (and you'd imagine they would for an 18-year-old with no other stateside experience), yeah maybe. Gleyber wasn't a top 25 dude at 18 though. Gimenez projects as a better shortstop, but less pop (at least for now). I'll have a bunch more on him in two weeks. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you think of any other big time prospects other than Andres Gimenez who were skipped straight to full-season ball like that? What are your thoughts on him and how he might fare with this aggressive assignment?
(Gary from NY)
The Mets did this with Lagares, would imagine it happened more twenty years ago with bigger prep dudes. Apparently he was killing extended so bad that he forced their hand. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-03-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)If they were coming out of the draft this year as HS seniors, where would Andres Gimenez and Vlad Jr be drafted?
(Mark from Uconn)
We can probably figure this out as a thought exercise, right? Coming into this season both were roughly in the 100-125 range, behind around a dozen to fifteen draftees. Throw in some uncertainty and another year of development and I'd think both would be around the top ten, perhaps a little higher.

This is a bit apples to oranges because of the differences between developmental systems, of course. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-03-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)What does Andres Gimenez playing some ML spring training mean for his season. Do you think this may be a sign that he could start the season playing for Columbia?
(Earl from SC)
It means he was in STEP camp basically. They have pulled a lot of guys over from the full prospect range this Spring. A full season ball assignment would be incredibly aggressive even if they didn't already have a very crowded middle infield situation on tap there. I'd expect Kingsport or Brooklyn, if he really shines in extended. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-02-14 12:00:00 (link to chat)Was it tough to justify putting Maitan on the list and not Andres Gimenez?
(Sammy from Conn)
I think Maintain's superior offensive tools made it less difficult, but I get the general point. And on both we are dart-throwing to an extentuntil there are stateside reports. (The Top 101 Prospect Chat with Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-02-14 12:00:00 (link to chat)I have an odd one for you- If you had to bet, and were given 50/50 odds whether or not Andres Gimenez would be on the top 101 in 2018, which side of the bet would you choose?
(Zach from NJ)
Without putting my finger on the scale here--since I am the one theoretically signing off on that list--I'll say he gets a just missed entry. (The Top 101 Prospect Chat with Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-02-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)For you, would it be tough to justify ranking Kevin Maitan as a top 30 prospect but leaving off Andres Gimenez?
(Shan from Houston)
It would be, if only because I think international scouting is 25 percent performance and 75 percent mythology. To hear it said, you'd think Kevin Maitan is already as good a hitter as Miggy and plays shortstop to boot. Maybe that's what he becomes, in which case the myths are true. But I never really trust any rankings on international guys until they have at least a year in organized ball stateside. Ultimately, if I were a Mets fan, I'd be geeked over Gimenez, and I don't think Maitan's position as one tick higher should really dampen that. (Trevor Strunk)
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)How many GMs out there would rather have Andres Gimenez than Maitan?
(Georges from ATL)
The Mets do a really underrated job with their IFAs, but you are paying for upside with 16-year-olds, and Maitan just has more. the three million difference in bonus is a rounding error. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-12-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)How many Mets would you personally put on the top 101. Would you expect that number to grow, shrink or stay the same next year?
(Riley from NJ)
So I got snarked for answering a lot of Mets questions last time. It was the NL East chats, and I always end up with a lot of Mets questions in the queue anyway, because I covered the Mets system for five years. There's still a lot in the AL East chat, but _(ツ)_/

Anyway, I left them mostly for last this time, but there's a lot of them left, so here they come.

Rosario, Gsellman, Szapucki are the easy ones. I could see cases for Smith, Lindsay, Dunn, but it probably ends up only being three. Gsellman is the only lock to graduate, and I'd bet at least one of the other three move into the top 101, and there is also the possibility that Andres Gimenez is a monster once he comes stateside. So I don't think it shrinks. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-12-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which Mets prospect (other than Szapucki and Rosario) are you most intrigued by in the coming year?
(Mitch from NY)
Andres Gimenez, very curious how much I will look like an idiot and in which direction. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-12-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mets seem to have a couple prospects with some serious helium velocity, specifically Thomas Szapucki, Andres Gimenez and Desmond Lindsay. What do you make of these guys and which have the best chance of being a top 50 prospect by midseason?
(Hermes from NYC)
If you're talking about the BP Top 50, I'd certainly guess Szap. Jeff and Jarrett love that guy, and if he maintains the velo to start 2017, people are going to lose their minds. (Bryan Grosnick)
2016-11-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)What is Andres Gimenez's ceiling?
(Ryan from US)
He's so far away that it's functionally limitless, right? If we're just talking ceiling, he could end up being Dansby Swanson in three or four years - good defensive shortstop projected to hit for a strong average and medium power. Or he could totally not be. Ceilings are fun. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-11-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Where would Andres Gimenez be taken in 2017 MLB draft if he were coming out of HS as a prep SS?
(Hank from NJ)
I feel comfortable right now saying top 15-20, but ask me again in June and the answer might be a lot higher. Excited to see him stateside this year. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-11-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is more valuable- Kevin Maitain or Andres Gimenez?
(Mallex from ATL)
Hell if I know.

You want to bet on the louder offensive tools, or the guy more likely to stick at shortstop? And those descriptions could be reversed in four years. Life comes at you fast at 17. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-11-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)So Andres Gimenez got 1.6 mil as an IFA in 2015. If GMs were somehow able to see how successful he was in the DSL in 2016, how much (more) money would he have gotten a year ago?
(Rafeel from FL)
I don't know that DSL stats ever tell us anything new. Good production beats bad production of course. And the reports coming out of there are better. It's tough with the nature of the pools and caps, and which teams decide to blow out to say how much more he'd be worth. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-09-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on the potential of Andres Gimenez?
(Ben from SD)
Can't say I know much about him, but you have to love a young shortstop who has good contact and on base skills. I'd defer to scouts on his ability to stick at short, because his profile of speed and patience might be a little less valuable down the defensive spectrum. But I'd totally be excited as a Mets fan -- that's the kind of profile that has an outside shot to turn into a top prospect, whether or not that means he's a contributing Met down the road or trade bait. (Trevor Strunk)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of potential does Andres Gimenez have? Future top prospect?
(Craig from NYC)
A few Andres Gimenez questions tonight. Unfortunately, Gimenez is in a huge blind spot for public prospect analysis -- the international complex leagues. I can try to give you an answer based on looking up YouTubes, or I can tell you that Ben Badler from Baseball America knows way more about this stuff than I do and is really high on him. The latter is probably more valuable information to you. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)Hypothetically, if Andres Gimenez had been allowed to re-enter the IFA pool this summer (after most of the season was competed), how much money would he have gotten?
(Fred from New Jersey)
This is an Andres Gimenez question I can at least take a better swing at. A lot more teams blew the IFA cap this year, and his stock is clearly up, but there seems to be a ceiling right around $4m for what teams will pay for "normal" teenage J2 types. So let's guess $3-4m. This is a total guess. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)Andres Giminez - should I own him in my dynasty league? Can he be a top 10 prospect down the line?
(Nick from NY)
Let's finish out the trinity of Andres Gimenez questions. I know very little about fantasy at this point. There's absolutely that kind of elite upside based on his reports, but he's at least a couple years away from actualizing it, and a zillion things can happen between the DSL and the top of the prospect lists, let alone the majors. Excited to see him show up stateside, though. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)Vlad Guerrero JR a furutre top 10 prospect?
(Steve from Chicago)
I don't think we had eyes on Vlad Jr. this year, so I know about as much as you. He's got a chance, but like Andres Gimenez, there's quite a lot between here and there. (Jarrett Seidler)

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