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Kumar Rocker underwent shoulder surgery after the Mets contract collapsed

Former Mets Draft Topic Kumar Rocker had a "minor scope" on his right shoulder last September. According to ESPN,, followingconcerns about his arm from team.

Metsdid not sign the locker, who drafted 10th overall last summer because of concerns about his arm. He will be the subject of the draft again this year. He stinted five games in the Frontier League Tri-City Valley Cats, left Vanderbild prior to the 2021 draft, and threw 20 innings at 1.35 ERA.

"After a minor range, he has a very clear understanding of Kumar's medically documented health, so he can perform at the highest level," Rocker said. Agent Scott Boras told ESPN.

Mets drafted a locker after falling to 10 picks last season, but did not offer a contract due to his medical concerns and received the 11th pick as compensation this year. rice field. Some of Mets' concerns were related to Rocker's elbows. Both sides have agreed to a $ 6 million contract on the draft day prior to the physical examination.

Kumar Rocker

Boras on ESPN, this procedure is not considered a major and rocker He said the procedure was not included. Rotator cuff or glenoid labrum. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed the procedure and the locker medical information was distributed to the team prior to the July 17 draft. He is reportedly expected to go to the first round again.

Rocker helped Vanderbilt win the 2019 College World Series title, ending his three-year college career at 2.89ERA. His health fluctuated his draft status, but he was one of the biggest names at the college level of sports. 

If Rocker is considered healthy, he could be considered one of the better pitching prospects in this month's draft.