Mets Draft – 24th Round – RHRP Joe Cavallaro


Mets Draft – 24th  Round – RHRP Joe Cavallaro

The University of South Florida reported the following:

Joe Cavallaro, 6’4” 190 LHP, is a 21 year old University of South Florida junior pitcher selected by the New York Mets in the 24th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

The right-handed Cavallaro transitioned from a starter to a reliever role in 2017 and thrived in his new role. He had a career-low 2.28 ERA in 30 appearances. Cavallaro posted a 5-3 record with five saves, striking out 77 hitters in 59.1 innings.

Cavallaro has made 60 career appearances for the Bulls, posting a 14-8 record with a 3.63 career ERA. He recorded 193 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .221 batting average.

As part of a pitching staff that set a program record with 620 Ks in 2017, Cavallaro finished second on the team with 11.72 strikeouts per nine innings.


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