Mets announce 4 more draft signings

NEW YORK -- The Mets announced the signings of four more draft picks, bringing the total to 21 of 39 selections already on board.

Courtesy of Stonehill College

The Mets officially announced the signing of right-hander Jim Duff from Garden City, Long Island, Friday.

The newly announced additions include a pair with Long Island ties: right-handers Jim Duff (20th round) from Garden City and Tyler Badamo (24th), who pitched at Oakdale's Dowling College. The other two are outfielder Michael Katz (ninth round) from William & Mary and right-hander Matt Blackham (29th) from Middle Tennessee State.

Sandy Alderson has indicated he expects a deal with first-round pick Michael Conforto, an outfielder from Oregon State, will be announced shortly.

Also signed:

3rd rd., Milton Ramos, ss, American Heritage (Fla.) HS

4th, Eudor Garcia, 3b, El Paso (Texas) Community College

5th, Josh Prevost, rhp, Seton Hall University

6th, Tyler Moore, c, LSU

7th, Brad Wieck, lhp, Oklahoma City University

8th, Dash Winningham, 1b, Trinity Catholic (Fla.) HS

10th, Kelly Secrest, lhp, UNC Wilmington

11th, Connor Buchmann, rhp, University of Oklahoma

12th, Alex Durham, rhp, Southern Alamance (N.C.) HS

13th, Erik Manoah, rhp, South Dade Senior (Fla.) HS

14th, Darryl Knight, c, Embry-Riddle (Fla.) University

17th, David Roseboom, lhp, University of South Carolina-Upstate

19th, Bryce Beeler, rhp, University of Memphis

22nd, William Fulmer, 2b, University of Montevallo

25th, Nicco Blank, rhp, Central Arizona Community College

27th, Alex Palsha, rhp, Cal State-Sacramento

30th, Tucker Tharp, of, University of Kansas

Moore, Tharp, Katz, Secrest, Wieck and Prevost already are on Brooklyn's roster for its opener Friday night at Staten Island.