Mets draft RHP Justin Dunn at No. 19
The New York Mets selected Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn with the No. 19 pick in Thursday night's MLB first-year player draft.
Scouting report: Dunn began the 2016 spring season in the bullpen and dominated there; he struck out 17 batters in 13 1/3 relief innings before he moved into the Eagles' rotation in April. He has maintained his velocity deep into games, and a growing segment of evaluators are bullish on his chances of starting in pro ball. Dunn will sit 91-95 mph and creep up to 97, with movement and electric extension. Read the full report (Insider)
Keith Law's Big Board ranking -- No. 15: Showed "he could work 93-96 mph with a good delivery and above-average control in a half-dozen starts" More (Insider)
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