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Mets reach deals with half of Draft picks

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NEW YORK -- The Mets have inked half of their Draft picks to their first professional contracts, announcing Sunday that they signed 20 of their 40 selections.

Among those who signed were five of the Mets' first 10 picks, all right-handed pitchers: fourth-rounder Tony Dibrell from Kennesaw State, sixth-rounder Marcel Renteria from New Mexico State, seventh-rounder Connor O'Neil from Cal State Northridge, eighth-rounder Trey Cobb from Oklahoma State, ninth-rounder Cannon Chadwick from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville and 10th-rounder Stephen Villines from the University of Kansas.

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NEW YORK -- The Mets have inked half of their Draft picks to their first professional contracts, announcing Sunday that they signed 20 of their 40 selections.

Among those who signed were five of the Mets' first 10 picks, all right-handed pitchers: fourth-rounder Tony Dibrell from Kennesaw State, sixth-rounder Marcel Renteria from New Mexico State, seventh-rounder Connor O'Neil from Cal State Northridge, eighth-rounder Trey Cobb from Oklahoma State, ninth-rounder Cannon Chadwick from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville and 10th-rounder Stephen Villines from the University of Kansas.

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The Mets have yet to sign their top three picks: left-handed pitcher David Peterson from the University of Oregon, infielder Mark Vientos from American Heritage (Fla.) High School and outfielder Quinn Brodey from Stanford. Teams have until July 15 to sign their picks.

Anthony DiComo has covered the Mets for MLB.com since 2008. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDiComo and Facebook.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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