The Mets Shock the world by not taking a pitcher and going after a outfielder.
The Mets selected Brandon Nimmo, a high school outfielder from Wyoming, with the 13th pick in the First-Year Player Draft tonight.
His high school, Cheyenne East, does not field a baseball team, but scouts flocked to his American Legion games.
The Mets opted for Nimmo over a large raft of available college pitchers. Perhaps they figured they could find comparable arms in the sandwich round, when they pick 44th.
Here is a videos on Brandon Nimmo