The Mets are drafting 11th in the upcoming 2013 draft. We have no shot at getting a compensation pick and I think I’d rant for days if Alderson jeopardized a pick by signing the wrong free agent. So let us look at some of the names that may linger around through 10 picks to fall to the Mets.
Players like Mark Appel, Ryne Stanek, Austin Meadows, Sean Manaea, Austin Wilson and others are likely off the list but I would also suggest that Alderson will not make a first round commitment to another pitcher after acquiring another front-line starter (in Noah Syndergaard) so let us look at some of the options:
Kris Bryant, 3B: San Diego University (Junior) [R/R] 6’5” 215 Lbs
If the Mets are looking for right-handed power in the college ranks then Bryant will be on their draft hot-list. He has Plus power and a good swing to go along with a solid approach in the field that suggests it won’t be a problem for him to stick in the majors as a 3rd baseman. He is a little strikeout prone but t...