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Mets sign 11 picks from First-Year Player Draft

NEW YORK -- The Mets announced Friday that they have signed 11 of their picks from the First-Year Player Draft, including sixth-round selection Champ Stuart, a center fielder out of Brevard (N.C.) College.

Other signees included right-hander Ricky Knapp (eighth round), outfielder Patrick Biondi (ninth), shortstop Luis Guillorme (10th), shortstop Jeff McNeil (12th), right-hander Kevin McGowan (13th), catcher Colton Plaia (15th), first baseman Zach Mathieu (16th), right-hander Brent McMinn (18th), right-hander Gaither Bumgardner (23rd) and right-hander Cameron Griffin (34th).

First-round pick Dominic Smith, a first baseman, is expected to sign soon.

Anthony DiComo is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDicomo. David Wilson is an associate reporter for
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