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Will Dominic Smith Be Ready To Take Over First Base in 2018?

Scouts, analysts, and fans are pretty much unanimous that Mets prospect Amed Rosario is a star in waiting at shortstop. But what about his teammate, first baseman Dominic Smith?

Smith continues to hit well for his age in Triple-A, but the Mets, a team expected to contend this year and next year, no longer have the luxury of time to wait and see how Smith will develop. Do the Mets re-sign Duda, or hand first base to Smith in 2018? Smith has been promoted like a top prospect, but is he?

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