Baseball America is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with their 13th round round pick, LHP Zach Dotson. A Georgia product, the Mets paid the lefty $500K to turn down UGA. Dotson, who will turn 19 a day before Halloween, is listed at 6’1″ and 180 lbs. From Baseball America:
Dotson has the potential for three solid-or-better pitches.
At 11:12 in response to the question, “Any news on Matz?” Kevin Goldstein (@kingclip) of Baseball Prospectus replied: “All is quiet — it wasn’t looking good over the weekend, but things can change quickly”.
At 11:47, Jon Heyman (SI_JonHeyman) tweeted: #mets are down to final 13 minutes with No. 1 choice matz, lhp from LI. gap is believed to be $1.075 mil to 750 grand.