Mets sign 18 Draft picks

June 9th, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 9, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed 18 draft picks from the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. The list includes:

The fifth-round pick RHP Nathan Jones from Northwestern State (LA), sixth-round pick outfielder Zach Ashford from Fresno State, seventh-round pick infielder Luke Ritter from Wichita State, eighth-round pick LHP Connor Wollersheim from Kent State, ninth-round pick infielder Joe Genord from University of South Florida, 10th-round pick outfielder Scott Ota from University of Illinois at Chicago, 15th-round pick RHP Mitch Ragan from Creighton University, 16th-round pick infielder Nic Gaddis from Jackson State, 17th-round pick RHP Dan Goggin from James Madison University, 20th-round pick catcher Matt O’Neill from Penn, 21st-round pick infielder Branden Fryman from Samford University, 26th-round LHP Mitchell Senger from Stetson University, 28th-round pick catcher Jake Ortega from CSU-Bakersfield, 29th-round pick outfielder L.T. Struble from Felician College, 30th-round pick RHP Justin Lasko from UMass-Amherst, 31st-round pick LHP Andrew Edwards from New Mexico State, 34th-round pick outfielder Ryan Shinn from the University of Kentucky and the 39th-round pick infielder Nick Conti from Eckerd College.