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Strawberry, McPhail to rep Mets at Draft

NEW YORK -- Darryl Strawberry and Marlin McPhail will represent the Mets at next month's First-Year Player Draft, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.

Strawberry, the No. 1 overall pick in the 1980 Draft, will join McPhail at Draft headquarters in Secaucus, N.J., where the Mets are slated to pick 11th overall. McPhail also knows a thing or two about Drafts, having scouted first-round pick Matt Harvey three years ago.

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The 2013 First-Year Player Draft will take place on June 6-8, beginning with the Draft preview show on and MLB Network on Thursday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 73 picks being streamed on and broadcast on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 will be streamed live on on June 7, beginning with a preview show at 12:30 p.m., and Rounds 11-40 will be streamed live on on June 8, starting at 1 p.m.'s coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. You can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Anthony DiComo is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDicomo. Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for

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