The Mets are close to a deal with their 2014 first-round draft pick Michael Conforto (Heyman, June 16).
The deal has yet to be finalized, but the Mets do not expect any obstacles (Rubin, June 16).
“He’s got some credibility,” an American League scout said after the draft (Oregonian, June 5). “I certainly anticipate him being a middle-of-the-order-type hitter at the Major League level.”
ESPN.com’s draft expert, Keith Law, said Conforto should now be considered the team’s top prospect over RHP Noah Syndergaard (ESPN, June 12).
In this two-minute video, SNY.TV profiles Conforto, featuring highlights and commentary from MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone, ESPN’s Chris Crawford and hosts from the MLB Network, as well as first-hand report from Mets scout Jim Reeves…