MLB Draft

Draft Notes: Examining Top Three Mets Selections, Signing Updates

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Draft Notes: Examining Top Three Mets Selections, Signing Updates

In an interesting move, the Mets drafted three high school players with their first three picks of the 2013 draft. They were all very interesting picks, as New York selected a first baseman, a right handed pitcher, and an outfielder, respectively. When I mean interesting, I mean that they all have very, very high ceilings […]

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The Mets Should Have Drafted Austin Wilson

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Should Have Drafted Austin Wilson

In the second round of the MLB draft on Thursday, the Mets passed on Stanford outfielder Austin Wilson. Wilson would have been a risky selection, but he also had a very high upside. Instead the Mets drafted high school pitcher Andrew Church. Church could turn out to be solid pick in the future, but I […]

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MLB Draft ’13: Summarizing Mets’ Day Three Selections

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Draft ’13: Summarizing Mets’ Day Three Selections

Here are the results of the 11th – 40th rounds of the Mets 2013 MLB Draft. I will have a post up later today entailing a few notes on the draft overall to wrap up the draft coverage this weekend. Interesting note: Our 17th – 25th round picks were ALL right-handed pitchers. Go figure. We […]

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MLB Draft Day Two: Mets VP Paul DePodesta Is Thrilled With Results So Far

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Draft Day Two: Mets VP Paul DePodesta Is Thrilled With Results So Far

In a conference call this afternoon, Mets VP of player development Paul DePodesta characterized the first two days of the 2013 MLB Draft as very productive, adding that he was “thrilled with the way everything has turned out.” DePodesta said the Mets have had more moments of jubilation, when players they wanted fell to them, […]

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MLB Draft ’13: Potential Day Two Targets

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Draft ’13: Potential Day Two Targets

The first 73 picks of the ’13 MLB Draft have come and gone — but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still value on the board. Here are five names I hope the Mets can target in Round 3: Jonathan Denney, C, Yukon High School, 6’2”, 205 LBs, R/R Big risk/reward pick here with the high […]

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2013 MLB Draft: Complete Day One Wrap-Up

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
2013 MLB Draft: Complete Day One Wrap-Up

Here is a complete wrap-up of Day One of the 2013 First Year Player Draft which includes the first two rounds and the competitive balance rounds. FIRST ROUND 1. Astros select: Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford University Well then… The dominant young Mark Appel ends up going first. Was Johnathan Gray’s positive test for Adderall a […]

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Mets Select RHP Andrew Church In Second Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Select RHP Andrew Church In Second Round

With the 48th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Andrew Church, who has committed to the University of San Diego. The talented young man is a right-hander out of Palo Verde High School in Nevada. Listed at 6’3” / 199 LBs, Church still has some growing to do. His secondaries are […]

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Mets Select 1B/OF Dominic Smith With 11th Overall Pick

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Select 1B/OF Dominic Smith With 11th Overall Pick

The New York Mets today announced the selection of first baseman Dominic Smith from Serra High School (CA) with the 11th pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. Smith, 17, who bats and throws lefthanded, hit .493 (33-67) with seven home runs and 38 RBI in 27 games to help Serra to the CIF D3 […]

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