New York Mets: Countdown to Amed Rosario's Promotion Has Begun (Report)
Jul 9, 2017; Miami, FL, USA; USA outfielder Lewis Brinson (20) steals second base as World infielder Amed Rosario (1) waits for the throw in the second inning during the 2017 MLB Futures Game at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Amed Rosario, the New York Mets prized shortstop prospect, could be on his way to the big leagues in a matter of days.

According to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman, Mets prospect Amed Rosario could be called up soon, perhaps right as the calendar flips from July to August.

There is nothing more reassuring for Mets fans than hearing that Rosario is close to being called up to a team he should have been playing for months ago.

Earlier today, MLB Pipeline moved Rosario up to the No. 2 spot on its Midseason Top 100 Prospect list. He began the season as baseball‘s fifth-best prospect.

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Even current shortstop Jose Reyes, who stole his 500th career base last night, knows that Rosario’s arrival is impending. Recently, he told SportsNet New York‘s Steve Gelbs that Rosario is “the future of this organization.”

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Rosario has been an absolute beast for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51’s this season. Through 88 games, Rosario is hitting a phenomenal .329 with 59 runs scored, seven home runs, 55 RBI and 17 stolen bases.

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Zachary Weisleder is a New York Mets Beat Writer for Elite Sports NY. Born and raised in Toronto, Zach is a diehard fan of his local Blue Jays, Raptors, and Maple Leafs. In addition to writing for ESNY, Zach is a passionate supporter of Syracuse athletics and exemplifies his allegiance through contributing for Fansided’s Inside the Loud House and The Armchair All-Americans.