Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/31/13
The First-Year Player Draft is a week away. The 2013 edition of the draft will take place on June 6-8 and the Mets are primed to get a highly-touted first round selection when they make their first pick in the 11th spot. The Mets have the foundation for what could be a great rotation some years down the road. Matt Harvey is for real and Zack Wheeler has all of the promise in the world and let’s not forget about the potential of Rafael Montero or Domingo Tapia. However, even with this pitching potential the Mets should be looking for another arm, an arm, like Harvey who could be a potential franchise changer in this year’s draft. Pitchers like Jonathan Gray, Mark Appel and Kohl Stewart are capable of doing this, but it’s doubtful they will fall below the top ten, maybe even the top five, so the Mets will need to focus their energy on someone else. Braden Shipley out of the University of Nevada, Reno could be that person. The 21-year old right-hander from Medford, Oregon is a shor...
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