Last year, the Mets failed to sign pitcher Kumar Rocker, the 10th overall pick. He was selected third this year by Texas and signed for $5.2 million. The Mets used their compensation pick, No. 11 overall this year, on Georgia Tech catcher Kevin Parada, who signed for $5,019,735
Among late signings, Louisville catcher Dalton Rushing agreed to $1,956,890 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, slightly higher than the slot value of $1,951,900 assigned the 40th overall pick.
Michigan outfielder Clark Elliott, selected 69th by Oakland, agreed to $900,000, below the $977,500 slot.
Baylor infielder/outfielder Kyle Nevin, a son of Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin, agreed with the Dodgers at $397,500 as the 345th pick.
UCLA right-hander Jared Karros, son of former major leaguer Eric Karros, agreed to $125,000 after he was taken 495th by the Dodgers.
Mason McGwire, son of 12-time All-Star slugger Mark McGwire, was selected 233rd by the Chicago Cubs and agreed at $200,000. He is a right-handed pitcher from Capistrano Valley High School in California.
Jared Beck, a left-hander from Saint Leo University who is 7 feet and would be the tallest player in big league history, agreed at $125,000 after Baltimore selected him 377th.