The 2021 draft is underway, and the Mets started it off with a splash, picking right-handed pitcher Kumar Rocker out of Vanderbilt with the 10th overall pick on Sunday night. Rocker was not expected to fall to them, but the team was thrilled that he did. You can read Steve Sypa’s profile of Rocker and listen to the reaction of our minors crew in the latest episode of From Complex to Queens.
And you can keep track of the Mets’ picks right here, as we’ll update this page frequently. Click on a player’s name to read our draft profile of him, as links will be added as we publish them.
Round 1: Kumar Rocker, RHP, Vanderbilt University
Slot value: $4,739,900
Signing status: Unsigned