Mets Sign Zach Dotson – Nothing on Matz Yet

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.

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