A team that does not sign its first- or second-round pick will receive a compensatory pick in the 2012 Draft. That selection will be made at the same slot, plus one. In other words, if a team doesn't sign the No. 9 overall pick, it would receive the No. 10 pick -- technically No. 9A -- the following year.So if Nimmo doesn't sign, the Mets will be in an excellent draft position next year.
Here's a signing update from redraiders.com:
Texas Tech football player Bradley Marquez on Sunday signed a contract to play pro baseball with the New York Mets and announced plans to continue pursuing both sports.The Mets drafted Marquez in the 16th round of the 2011 MLB Draft.
More news on the Marquez signing