Tonight begins the 2016 MLB amateur draft, with the first two rounds—and their respective competitive-balance rounds—occurring this evening. The Mets have the 19th overall pick in the first round with an assigned value of $2,378,800. They also have the 31st pick, compensation for losing Daniel Murphy to the Nationals. The assigned value of that pick is $1,972,100.
To see what the Mets might do—and to review what they've done in recent years—check out all of our recent draft coverage. You should also listen to the draft preview episode of the Amazin' Avenue Audio podcast with MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo.
For those who don’t know, the following amateur players are eligible to be drafted:
- All college juniors and seniors
- College freshmen and sophomores at four-year programs who are at least 21 years of age at the time of the draft
- All junior college players, regardless of age
- High school seniors
Time: 7:00 PM EDT
TV: MLB Network
You can also watch an embedded live feed of the draft below, once coverage begins.