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Q&A with Mets 20th Round Pick Joey August

The Mets selected August 614th overall

With their 20th round pick, the New York Mets selected outfielder Joey August out of Stanford University. August, a former teammate of Savannah outfielder Sean Ratliff, discussed his draft process, his strengths and his thoughts on playing in New York in a draft day Q&A with Tell us what is going through your mind right now after being selected by a team like the New York Mets? Joey August: It is hard to describe. I don't think it has fully sunk in yet. Everyone dreams of having their name affiliated with a professional team and to see my name show up with the Mets logo next to it was pretty unbelievable. The history of their... Recommended Stories