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Q&A with Mets 25th Round Pick Leon Byrd

With their 25th round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Mets selected middle infielder Leon Byrd out of Cypress Ranch High School in Texas. In this exclusive Draft Day Q&A, he talks about his process of being drafted by the organization, who he'd compare his game to at the professional level, if he's looking to sign quickly, and more.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Tell us what it feels like to be selected by the Mets? Leon Byrd: It was a great feeling. It's nice to be recognized by Major League Baseball and the Mets' organization as a good baseball player. InsidePitchMagazine.com: Talk about your game a little bit. What type of player are you and how do you see yourself fitting in with the Mets? Bryd: I feel like I'm a very...

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