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From Complex to Queens, Episode 48: The Inaugural Way-Too-Early Draft Special!

The team takes a very early look at the players eligible to be selected in the 2020 MLB Draft and share their preferences.

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Welcome to From Complex to Queens, the podcast from Amazin’ Avenue focusing on the Mets’ minor league system.

Since the actual Battle of Los Angeles in 1942, numerous things have been given the same moniker and Steve, Lukas, Ken, and Thomas Promote, Extend, Trade a handful of them.

After, team follows up on the recent news regarding minor league players appearing in the upcoming MLB The Show 20 (spoiler alert: it isn’t good).

Then, the team takes a way-too-early look at the upcoming 2020 MLB Draft, in which the Mets make their first selection at 19. Steve is interested in CJ Van Eyk from Florida State, Lukas is interested in Reid Detmers from the University of Louisville, Ken is intersted in Heston Kjerstad from the University of Arkansas, and Thomas is intrested in Pete Crow-Armstrong from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. They also share who they’d like the Mets to select with their second round pick (53) and their compensation pick for losing Zack Wheeler (70).

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Until next week, #lovethemets #lovethemets!