The New York Mets and supplemental first-round pick Kevin Plawecki have agreed to terms, according to a report from Jim Callis of Baseball America on Monday. The 35th overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, Plawecki will reportedly receive a $1.4 million signing bonus.
Plawecki, 21, was voted the Big Ten Player of the Year in 2012 and also added the Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player to his growing resume. The catcher batted .359 with 20 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 47 RBI in 223 at-bats in 2012, his third season with the Purdue Boilermakers.
A full scouting report of the offensive-minded catcher can be found at MLB.com.
The Mets announced Monday that they have also agreed to terms with first-round pick Gavin Cecchini.
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