Category: ‘MLB Draft’

New York Mets Draft Outfielder Desmond Lindsay with 53rd Overall Pick
June 9th, 2015 at 1:29 PM
Baseball's annual amateur draft began last night. The New York Mets sat out of the first round after forfeiting their top pick in the offseason to sign outfielder Michael Cuddyer away from the Colorado Rockies. While Cuddyer has been solid for the Mets, the team didn't regret forfeiting the pick...

New York Mets Will Pick 15th in 2015 MLB Draft
October 1st, 2014 at 7:31 PM
The New York Mets have valued their draft picks under General Manager Sandy Alderson. The Mets once refused to sign free agent outfielder Michael Bourn to a deal for fear of losing their first round pick. That pick turned into first baseman Dominic Smith, who looks as if he could...

New York Mets Sign First Round Draft Pick Michael Conforto
July 10th, 2014 at 9:54 AM
After an unusually long waiting period, the New York Mets finally signed their first round draft pick. The Mets and Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto agreed to terms on a deal pending a physical, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports. The two sides had agreed to a 2.97 million dollar signing bonus...

New York Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto with First Round Draft Pick
June 6th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
The MLB Draft kicked off last night, and all the attention for New York Mets' fans was on their team's first round choice. The Mets entered the night picking 10th overall, a pick that was protected regardless of who the team signed in free agency. With a system lacking in...

New York Mets First Rounder Dominic Smith Impresses in First Pro Season
September 10th, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Back in June, the Mets used their first round draft pick, #11 overall, a pick they so closely guarded throughout numerous offseason free agent rumors, to draft an eighteen year old first baseman Dominic Smith out of Sierra High School in Gardena, California. There, Smith was a four-year starter, accumulating...