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Scott Logan Verrett

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Starting pitcher Logan Verrett has pitched in the New York Mets minor league system since 2012 (through 2013).

Verrett was 3-0 with a 1.28 ERA as a junior, fanning 41 in 27 1/3 IP. He was 18-0 with a 0.67 ERA and 167 K as a senior, leading the nation's high schoolers in wins. He also hit .455 with 7 homers and 46 runs. He was named All-State. As a wide receiver in football, he was All-district. His high school finished 9th in the nation that year according to Collegiate Baseball rankings. He was the second freshman in Baylor history to begin 7-0. He finished 7-1 with 3 saves and a 5.13 ERA, fanning 64 in 51 3/ IP. He had a 5-3, 3.28 record with 97 K in 90 2/3 IP as a sophomore. He tied Chance Ruffin and Michael Wacha for 6th in the Big 12 Conference in strikeouts. As a junior, Logan was 7-6 with a 2.93 ERA and struck out 96 in 101 1/3 IP. He was 5th in the Big 12 in whiffs. Among Baylor pitchers who did not go four years, he finished third in career strikeouts, behind Jason Jennings and Kip Wells. His 3.52 career ERA in Big 12 play was third in school annals.

He was taken by the Mets in the 3rd round of the 2011 amateur draft, the 101st pick overall and the Mets' 4th following Brandon Nimmo, Michael Fulmer and Cory Mazzoni. The scout was Max Semler.

The hurler split 2012 between the Savannah Sand Gnats (3-2, 3.06) and St. Lucie Mets (2-0, 2.09), going a combined 5-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 17 starts. In 103 1/3 innings, he allowed only 13 walks and 87 hits, while striking out 93 batters. He was 12-6 with a 4.25 ERA in 24 starts for the Binghamton Mets in 2013, walking only 31 batters in 146 innings. He led the Eastern League in WHIP and tied Jack Snodgrass and Matt Packer for the win lead. He was 8th in whiffs (132), between Matt Barnes and Marcus Stroman. Among Mets farmhands, he tied Rafael Montero for second in wins behind Gabriel Ynoa and was third in whiffs behind Montero and Noah Syndergaard.

He opened 2014 in AAA with the Las Vegas 51s.

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