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Q&A with Mets 3rd Round Pick Robbie Shields

The New York Mets selected Florida Southern shortstop Robbie Shields in the 3rd round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. In this exclusive Draft Day Q&A with Inside Pitch, Shields discusses his work ethic, his strongest tool, his thoughts on playing in New York and more. First I'd like to congratulate you on being drafted by the Mets. What went through your mind as you found you were drafted by the Mets? Robbie Shields: Well I was sitting there watching the computer, hoping my name was going to be called and when I saw my name called by the Mets, I was just overwhelmed with joy and excitement. It's a real honor to be picked by the... Recommended Stories