John Gant, RHP, New York Mets: A 21st round pick from high school in Wesley Chapel, Florida, Gant is originally from New York and signed for a reasonable $185,000 bonus. Lanky at 6-4, 190, Gant has an average fastball that should/could get faster along with a curveball and changeup. Like Trent Higginbotham and Joey Maher (see below), he didn't cost an enormous sum to sign, but has considerable upside. source Minor League Ball
Monday, February 20, 2012
John Sickels of Minor league ball completed a post on the 2011 draft sleepers from rounds 21+. The Mets didn't have any players in a separate post on rounds 10-20. Sickels selected 21st rounder John Gant and this is what he had to say about the young right handed pitcher...
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