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Q&A with Mets 19th Round Pick Dustin Lawley

Lawley was selected 582nd overall

With their 19th round pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, the New York Mets selected University of West Florida center fielder Dustin Lawley. In this Draft Day Q&A, Lawley talks to Inside Pitch about his draft day, his reaction to be selected by the Mets, his best on the field moments and more. Tell us what is going through your mind right now after being selected by a team like the New York Mets? What was going on during the phone call? Dustin Lawley: I'm just excited to get the chance to play pro baseball and to live the dream. I wasn't doing anything today when it happened. I was just sitting around and my brothers kept getting text saying congratulations... Recommended Stories