2017 MLB Draft Grades: New York Mets


BEST PURE HITTER: SS Mark Vientos (2) doesn't turn 18 until December but had no trouble adjusting to pro ball. After a slow start, he hit .305/.339/.467 in 115 August at-bats. He even launched four homers in the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League after hitting only one as a high school senior in Plantation, Fla. The Mets were on Vientos since February because of his plus bat speed, projectable 6-foot-4 frame and swing conducive to elevating the ball.

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