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Report: 44th overall pick on board

7/25/2011
Adam Rubin

Oklahoma prep right-hander Michael Fulmer, the 44th overall pick in the draft, watched a Mets-Rangers game from the second row with father J.P. and the rest of his family last month.

One month after Oklahoma prep right-hander Michael Fulmer tweeted that he had agreed to terms with the Mets, the deal reportedly is official.

Fulmer signed for $937,500, which is $160,000 more the commissioner's office recommends for the 44th overall pick, Baseball America reports.

The Mets have yet to announce the signing of first-round pick Brandon Nimmo, a fellow University of Arkansas signee, although the outfielder is widely expected to eventually reach a deal. The deadline is Aug. 15.