The Mets have signed three more draft picks, all pitchers, the team announced on Saturday.
Fourth-round pick RHP Adam Hill, fifth-round pick RHP Ryley Gilliam, and 14th-round pick LHP Andrew Mitchell were signed.
The team has now signed 14 of their top 17 picks in the draft. There are still 17 players left to sign.
Hill, drafted in the fourth round of out of the University of South Carolina, struck out 14 batters in a game twice this season. He posted a 4.12 ERA in 16 appearances for South Carolina in 2018 after posting a 3.53 and 3.04 ERA in the 2016 and 2018 seasons, respectively. He registered 101 strikeouts and walked 55 batters.
Gilliam, a reliever, had a strong 2018 campaign and progressed significantly since he was a 19-year-old Freshman. He had a 1.41 ERA in 27 games this season for Clemson, including 11 saves. He allowed six earned runs in 38 innings. In comparison, he allowed 21 runs in 31 innings in 2016.
Mitchell was taken by the Mets with the 410th overall pick. Mitchell started 10 games and appeared in six more across 50 1/3 innings for Auburn University this season. He struck out 62 batters and posted a 4.29 ERA, which was an improvement from his 5.14 ERA last season.