Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/7/13
With the 76th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Mets select center fielder Ivan Wilson, from Ruston High School in Louisiana. The 6’3 righthanded slugger was named to the  2013 Rawlings 3rd Team All-American team after batting .383 with eight home runs and 35 RBIs this past season. Here’s MLB.com’s notes on him: Wilson’s combination of tools and athleticism is among the best of tis year’s prep outfielders. He is listed at 6-foot-3, 220 pounds with good strength and plus speed. Wilson, out of Ruston H.S. (La.), has good power and can hit home runs to any part of the ballpark. He takes advantage of his power-speed combination thanks to good instincts on the basepaths. Wilson has excellent range in the outfield and enough arm for right field if he can’t stay in center field. By mid-May, he still hadn’t committed to college, leaving scouts wondering about his signability. With the 84th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Mets select Casey Meisner, from Cypress Woods High School in
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