Mets select Vanderbilt RHP Kumar Rocker with 2021 MLB Draft's No. 10 pick

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Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker pitches in 2021
Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker pitches in 2021

The Mets selected Vanderbilt RHP Kumar Rocker with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft.

Rocker, who was considered a potential No. 1 prospect entering the season, fell to the Mets in the top 10.

Here's a closer look at Rocker's career and who the Mets are getting...

By the numbers

Height: 6-foot-5

Weight: 245 pounds

Age: 21

Position: RHP

School: Vanderbilt

Stats: 28-10, 2.89 ERA, 47 GP (39 GS), 2 CG, 236.2 IP, 321 K, 68 BB, 2019-21.

Accolades: All-SEC first team (2021), D1Baseball.com Freshman of the Year (2019), College World Series Most Outstanding Player (2019).

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