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Q&A with Mets 5th Round Pick Brandon Welch

Welch is a Marlins fans

Selected in the 5th round of the MLB draft by the New York Mets, Brandon Welch, a right-handed pitcher from Palm Beach State College in Florida is willing to do whatever it takes to make it to the next level. With command of a fastball that can reach the mid-90s and a good slider, Welch is excited to be with the Mets and wants to prove he belongs to play with the best. Tell us what is going through your mind after being selected by a team like the Mets. Brandon Welch: I'm stoked to be drafted. I've been waiting all my life for this point. To be drafted by a team like the New York Mets with so much history behind it is awesome. Were you expected to be drafted by the Mets or were you surprised when they... Recommended Stories