Notes & Quotes: Conference call with DePo & Draft Picks

The Mets held two conference calls tonight, the first with Paul DePodesta and scouting director Chad McDonald. The second with DePodesta and McDonald, as well as tonight’s first-round pick Brandon Nimmo and compensatory pick Michael Fulmer.

“We weren’t interested in making the safest pick,” DePodesta said. “We were interested in the pick that could have the most impact.”

Here are notes and quotes from the first call:

Here are a series of notes and quotes from the second call: