Morning Link Dump
It was an eventful weekend for the Mets. For one, the ‘underdog’ took 2 out of 3 from the big bad Texas Rangers, as the Mets are now .500. As all Mets fans know, that .500 mark is a call for celebration. Here’s the weekend links and news, including some draft pick updates.
— New York Mets supplement pick, right-hander Michael Fulmer, has seemed to agree to a Mets contract. That according to his twitter. Fulmer is a big, high school arm who’s committed to Arkansas. This is a positive step for the Mets as its never easy to sign high school kids. The details of the contract have not been discussed.
— Jack Leathersich, 6th round pick out of UMass-Lowell, announced on Twitter that he signed to the Mets on Sunday. The lefty said he is heading to St. Lucie for a workout then is slated to debut for the Brooklyn Cyclones.
— Kevin Kernan of the New York Post wrote an excellent profile on Mets first round pick Brandon Nimmo.
— Is Jon Niese’s heartbeat something to worry about? Adam Rubin of ESPN New York thinks so.
— Ken Davidoff of Newsdays writes how the Mets are both courageous and crazy about Francisco Rodriguez.