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Q&A with Mets 2nd Round Pick Javier Rodriguez

Inside Pitch caught up with the Mets' 2nd round pick, outfielder Javier Rodriguez, for a Draft Day Q&A. The 18-year-old outfielder, drafted out of the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, was the lone teenager taken in the top five by the Mets. Find out what other clubs were interested in Rodriguez, what parts of his game are strongest, what he needs to improve, and more.

Publisher's note: Melvin Roman, Rodriguez's agent, served as a translator. Tell us what is going through your mind right now after being selected by a team like the New York Mets? Javier Rodriguez: I'm very excited about chosen by the Mets, very excited. Inside Pitch: Were you surprised it was the Mets that selected you? Did you and the Mets have any discussions... Recommended Stories