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Q&A with Mets 19th Rnd Pck Tyler Vanderheiden

Selected by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the MLB Draft, Tyler Vanderheiden, a right-handed side-arm pitcher for Stamford University, Alabama, is eager to begin his baseball career. Vanderheiden throws a fastball that touches 90mph with significant movement, and he hopes to add another dimension to the Mets pitching staff.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Tell us what is going through your mind after being selected by a team like the Mets. Tyler Vanderheiden: I was sitting in my living room. I wasn't sure if I was going to get a call first or hear my name called by the broadcasters. Then my name just popped up. My dad told me and I was just so happy and then got a phone call from the Mets to confirm...