Major League Baseball’s vastly-reduced amateur draft wrapped up yesterday, and the Mets made a total of six picks, one each in the five regular rounds plus a compensatory pick for having had Zack Wheeler depart via free agency over the winter. With the 19th overall pick in the draft, the team took Pete Crow-Armstrong, a defensive whiz in center field with some potentially encouraging traits at the plate.
You can read all of Steve Sypa’s draft profiles here, and the profile of each player is linked below for each name. We’ll keep this page updated with signing statuses of players as that news comes out. The Mets’ total draft pool for this year’s draft is $7.175 million. That’s the amount the team can spend on signing draftees without getting penalized by the league.
Undrafted Free Agents
Kody Davidson, RHP, University of Tennessee (TN)
Austin Faith, RHP, Lamar University (TX)
Dylan Hall, RHP, University of Central Oklahoma (OK)
Brandon McIlwain, OF, California State University (CA)
Drake Nightengale, RHP, University of South Alabama (AL)
Joe Suozzi, OF, Boston College (MA)