Negotiations down to wire

August, 13, 2010
8/13/10
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The Mets and first-round pick Matt Harvey, a right-hander from the University of North Carolina, have yet to reach agreement on a signing bonus. A team official indicated the negotiations likely will go to the midnight deadline Monday night/Tuesday morning.

Harvey's advisor is Scott Boras.

Harvey is the seventh overall pick. The eighth overall pick, second baseman Delino DeShields, received a $2.15 million signing bonus from the Houston Astros.

Of the top seven picks, only fourth overall pick Christian Colon is so far signed, according to Baseball America. His deal is worth $2.75 million with Kansas City.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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