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Q&A with Mets 19th Round Pick Nelfi Zapata

The Mets selected Zapata 584th overall

The New York Mets selected English High School (MA) catcher Nelfi Zapata in the 19th round. Zapata, a power hitting catcher, spoke with Inside Pitch about his game, his draft process and touched on his signability. Check it all out in this exclusive Draft Day Q&A. What were you thinking when you saw your name pop up and realized you were going to the New York Mets? Nelfi Zapata: I was surprised. I was really into it. I worked out for the Mets a little bit ago and when I saw my name, it was just crazy. I'm so happy. Inside Pitch: Did you and the Mets have any discussions leading up to the draft? Zapata: I wasn't that... Recommended Stories

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