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1998 New York Mets Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    121Jason TynerOFCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYesOF-LF6-1170LL1977-04-23Beaumont,TX
    1998-  1-  21-NYN
    MLB2000-20081996-2009
    264Pat StrangePHigh SchoolSpringfield Central (Springfield,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-5247RR1980-08-23Springfield,MA
    1998-  2-  64-NYN
    MLB2002-20031998-2004
    394Jason SaenzPCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesP6-2190RL1977-02-13Orange,CA
    1998-  3-  94-NYN
    AAA1997-2005
    4124Jason MoatesPCollegeMeridian CCNJCAA---MSNoP6-2210RR1978-08-22Columbia,TN
    2001- 20- 597-DET
    A+1999-2004
    5154Craig BrazellIFHigh SchoolJefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)HSHSALYes1B-OF6-3211LR1980-05-10Montgomery,AL
    1998-  5- 154-NYN
    MLB2004-20071998-2014
    6184Marvin SealeOFHigh SchoolDurango (Durango,CO)HSHSCOYesOF-SS6-0200BR1979-06-16Durango,CO
    1998-  6- 184-NYN
    AA1998-2003
    7214Ryan SmithCHigh SchoolMifflinburg Area (Mifflinburg,PA)HSHSPAYesP-1B6-1210BR1980-10-21Arcadia,CA
    2001- 22- 647-MIN
    A2001-2007
    8244Vince Vazquez---High SchoolChaminade-Madonna (Hollywood,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3220LR1979-05-14Miramar,FL
    1998-  8- 244-NYN
    Indy1999-2003
    9274Todd BellhornPCollegeCentral FloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP6-0210RL1976-10-13Lakeland,FL
    1998-  9- 274-NYN
    A1998-1999
    10304Larnell HamnOFHigh SchoolPotomac (Dumfries,VA)HSHSVAYesOF6-2180RR1979-11-21Potomac,VA
    1998- 10- 304-NYN
    Rk1999-1999
    11334Josh PerichOFCollegeNorthwesternNCAA 1---ILYesOF-1B6-4215RR1979-11-15Allentown,PA
    1998- 11- 334-NYN
    A1998-2002
    12364Ryan Budde---High SchoolMidwest City (Midwest City,OK)HSHSOKNoC-1B5-11190RR1979-08-15Midwest City,OK
    2001- 12- 359-ANA
    MLB2007-20101999-2012
    13394Andy CookPCollegeWilliam and MaryNCAA 1---VAYesP6-5195RR1977-02-26Danville,VA
    1998- 13- 394-NYN
    AA1998-2002
    14424Gil VelazquezSSHigh SchoolParamount (Paramount,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-2B6-2170RR1979-10-17Los Angeles,CA
    1998- 14- 424-NYN
    MLB2008-20131998-2014
    15454David Hunter1BHigh SchoolPorterville (Porterville,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-OF6-5203LL1980-05-26Visalia,CA
    1998- 15- 454-NYN
    A-1998-2000
    16484Scott BikowskiOFCollegeFlorida SouthernNCAA 2JrFLNoOF-P6-0185LL1977-02-12Hartford,CT
    1999- 17- 521-ANA
    AAA1998-2005
    17514Ty WiggintonIFCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYes3B-2B6-0210RR1977-10-11San Diego,CA
    1998- 17- 514-NYN
    MLB2002-20131998-2013
    18544Brian ColeOFCollegeNavarro CollegeNJCAAFrTXYesOF5-9168RR1978-09-28Meridian,MS
    1998- 18- 544-NYN
    AA1998-2000
    19574Frank GrahamPCollegeColumbus StateNCAA 2---GAYesP6-2180RR1978-08-07Wheeling,WV
    1998- 19- 574-NYN
    A+1998-2002
    20604Jason ClementsSSCollegeRiverside CCCCCAA---CANo2B-SS5-11170BR1978-03-01San Antonio,TX
    1999- 19- 573-OAK
    AAA1999-2005
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21634Roberto Lugo1BHigh SchoolPatria La Torres Ramirez (San Sebastian,PR)HSHSPRYes1B6-3225LL1980-03-07San Sebastian,PR
    1998- 21- 634-NYN
    AAA1998-2007
    22664Brian Shipp2BCollegeMeridian CCNJCAAFrMSYes2B-SS6-2199RR1978-08-15Baton Rouge,LA
    1998- 22- 664-NYN
    AAA1999-2003
    23694Jaime CerdaPCollegeFreed-HardemanNAIA---TNYesP6-0175LL1978-10-26Fresno,CA
    1998- 23- 694-NYN
    MLB2002-20052000-2007
    24724Gene GobbelSSHigh SchoolHandley (Winchester,VA)HSHSVAYesSS-2B6-3200RR1976-08-21Lexington,SC
    1998- 24- 724-NYN
    Rk1998-1998
    25754John WesleyPHigh SchoolW Tresper Clarke (Westbury,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-6230RR1980-10-14Flushing,NY
    1998- 25- 754-NYN
    AA2000-2009
    26784Jason OsbornCHigh SchoolSehome (Bellingham,WA)HSHSWAYesC-OF6-2187RR1980-05-28Bellingham,WA
    1998- 26- 784-NYN
    A-1998-2000
    27814Justin SmithPCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALNoP5-11211LL1977-01-13Elk City,OK
    1999- 10- 305-SEA
    A+1999-2000
    28844Marc LudvigsenRFCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesOF-1B6-4215LL1977-05-02Racine,WI
    1998- 28- 844-NYN
    A-1998-1999
    29874Alex Zardis2BCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WAYes3B-2B6-3190RR1978-02-17Seattle,WA
    1998- 29- 874-NYN
    Rk1998-2001
    30904Alex StoffelsCHigh SchoolIndian Hills (Prairie du Sac,WI)HSHSWIYesC5-10190RR1977-06-12Prairie du Sac,WI
    1998- 30- 904-NYN
    AA1998-1999
    31934Rene VegaPCollegeDominican CollegeNAIA---NYYesP5-10175RL1976-08-04Bronx,NY
    1998- 31- 934-NYN
    AA1998-2003
    32964Pedro RodriguezPCollegeRollinsNCAA 2---FLYesP6-6180RR1984-11-20Caracas,VZ
    1998- 32- 964-NYN
    A-2002-2010
    33994Greg HalvorsonPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYesP6-5235RR1977-01-17Seattle,WA
    1998- 33- 994-NYN
    A+1999-2001
    341024Billy Martin1BCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYes1B-3B6-2225RR1976-06-10Abilene,TX
    1998- 34-1024-NYN
    AAA1998-2005
    351054Edwin Franco---CollegeFlorida IntlNCAA 1---FLNoP5-11160LL1977-05-18New York,NY
    1999- 11- 331-KCA
    A-1998-1999
    361084Earl Snyder1BCollegeHartfordNCAA 1---CTYes3B-1B6-0207RR1976-05-08New Britain,CT
    1998- 36-1084-NYN
    MLB2002-20041998-2007
    371114Mike WodnickiPHigh SchoolSouthington (Southington,CT)HSHSCTNoP6-3210RR1980-01-17Southington,CT
    2001- 16- 494-SLN
    AA1999-2005
    381144Gary BohannonPCollegeKennesaw StateNCAA 2---GAYesP6-4179RR1976-02-19Chattanooga,TN
    1998- 38-1144-NYN
    AA1998-2001
    391174Justin KurtzPHigh SchoolBoone (Orlando,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-0175RR1977-03-08Orlando,FL
    1998- 39-1174-NYN
    Rk1998-1998
    401204Michael ProkopPCollegeKennesaw StateNCAA 2---GAYesP6-1197RR1978-01-28Naples,IT
    1998- 40-1204-NYN
    A+1998-2000
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411234Joe YarbroughPHigh SchoolHazel Green (Hazel Green,AL)HSHSALNoP6-3210LL1980-04-16Denver,CO
    1998- 41-1234-NYN
    A+2001-2005
    421263Ben LeuthardPHigh SchoolMission Bay (San Diego,CA)HSHSCANoP6-6230RR1980-09-15San Diego,CA
    2001- 48-1421-HOU
    NCAA2000-2003
    431291Tom PaciorekOF-1BCollegeSouthern Polytechnic StateNAIA---GAYesOF-1B6-4200RR1976-01-04Stone Mountain,GA
    1998- 43-1291-NYN
    A-1998-2000
    441317Ruben FelicianoPHigh SchoolBushwick (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-2175RR1979-11-01Brooklyn,NY
    2000- 50-1448-TEX
    A2000-2001
    451342Chris NelsonOFCollegePasadena City CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF------------------
    1998- 45-1342-NYN
    ---
    461365Ken ChenardPCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3185RR1978-08-30Apple Valley,CA
    1998- 46-1365-NYN
    AAA1999-2007
    471386Benjamin VargasPHigh SchoolEl Monte (El Monte,CA)HSHSCANoP6-4220RR1979-12-03El Monte,CA
    1998- 47-1386-NYN
    ---
    481406Christopher TaylorOFCollegeRiverside CCCCCAA---CANoOF6-2195RR1979-03-19---
    1998- 48-1406-NYN
    ---
    491423Newton HausmannPHigh SchoolRed Bank Regional (Little Silver,NJ)HSHSNJNoP6-3180LL1980-06-07Red Bank,NJ
    2001- 31- 942-NYN
    ---
    501439Aaron HeePCollegeTaft CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-0198LL1979-03-04Denver,CO
    1998- 50-1439-NYN
    AA1998-2003
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system