Mets To Signal Second-Rounder J.T. Ginn
The Mets have inked second-round draft choose J.T. Ginn, Tim Healey of Newsday stories on Twitter. He’ll obtain a $2.9MM bonus, per Joe DeMayo of SNY.television (Twitter hyperlink).
This places a bow on the Mets’ 2020 draft class. The membership had already inked their different 5 draftees, with its 4 picks after Ginn all going for nicely beneath the slot values connected to their picks.
The New York org wanted each penny to reel in Ginn. He was taken 52nd general, a place that got here with a $1,403,200 pool allocation. Clearly, he wasn’t prepared to show professional for that quantity.
Ginn, a draft-eligible sophomore out of Mississippi State, is working his manner again from Tommy John surgical procedure. However the Mets clearly really feel the expertise is compelling sufficient to roll the cube on a full restoration.
Most draft watchers graded Ginn as a first-round expertise, despite the apparent danger. He was already chosen there as soon as earlier than, however spurned the Dodgers again in 2018. Ginn is claimed by some to own a doubtlessly front-of-the-rotation arsenal — a giant heater, compelling slider, and promising change-up — although others anticipate he’ll settle in additional as a back-of-the-staff starter or late-inning reliever.