Category: ‘MLB Draft’

New York Mets Will Pick 20th in 2017 Draft
January 23rd, 2017 at 12:18 PM
With the final free agents who received qualifying offers signing over the weekend, the draft order for Major League Baseball's 2017 draft has been finalized. The New York Mets will pick 20th in the upcoming draft, CBS Sports reports. The order is established every year by reverse order of the...

New York Mets Sign Second Round Pick Peter Alonso
June 30th, 2016 at 8:50 AM
The New York Mets agreed to terms with another one of their draft picks yesterday. Peter Alonso, the Mets' second round pick from the University of Florida, has signed a contract with the Mets worth $909,000 dollars,'s Jim Callis reports. The Mets will assign Alonso, a first baseman, to...

New York Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso in Second Round
June 10th, 2016 at 12:04 AM
After spending their first two draft picks on starting pitchers, the New York Mets finally selected a college bat. The Mets used their second round draft pick, the 64th overall, on first baseman Peter Alonso. Alonso, 21, plays for the University of Florida and is hitting .368 with 12 homers...

New York Mets Select LHP Anthony Kay in MLB Draft
June 9th, 2016 at 10:20 PM
The New York Mets held a second first round pick in tonight's MLB draft thanks to an old friend. By extending a qualifying offer to Daniel Murphy last winter, the Mets scooped up an extra first round pick when he signed with the Washington Nationals in December. The Mets, who...

New York Mets Select RHP Justin Dunn with First Round Pick
June 9th, 2016 at 9:20 PM
The New York Mets had been linked to the top college bats in the lead up to the MLB draft, so their first round pick was a bit of a surprise. With the 19th overall pick, the Mets have selected right handed pitcher Justin Dunn from Boston College. Dunn is...