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The Mets signed three more picks from the 2023 draft on Saturday. Third round picks Nolan McLean and kade morris, along with supplemental fourth-round pick AJ Ewing, signed with the Mets on Saturday. McLean is a two-way player for Oklahoma State; Morris is an RHP from Nevada, and Ewing is a high school shortstop from Ohio. All three officially began their professional journeys with the Mets on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the major league Mets lost 5-1 to the Dodgers and lost the series. They have scored just one run and four hits in two games since the All-Star break. They will be looking to at least save the final game of the series today at 1:40 pm with Max Scherzer on the mound
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By Jim Callis of MLB Pipelinethe Mets’ 91st overall third-round pick, Nolan McLean He has signed with the Mets for $747,600 (total pick value 91). Oklahoma State’s two-way player has a 98+ mph fastball, a mid-80s slider and has raw power, but he also needs to improve his swing and miss percentage.
MLB PipelineCallis also reported that the Mets’ second overall pick No. 101 in the third round, kade morris, RHP from the University of Nevada also signed his contract. He has a 92-96 mph fastball and a promising strikeout-producing slider.
Callis’s MLB Pipeline noted that Mets supplemental fourth-round pick AJ Ewing also signed Saturday. He signed for $675,000 (the value of the 134th pick was $483,000). It was the choice of compensation for jacob degrom. Ewing is a shortstop for an Ohio high school. He has an “intriguing combination of bat speed, foot speed and arm strength,” according to Callis. He is a recruit from Alabama.
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