Carlos Andres Cortes is an American professional baseball second baseman in the New York Mets organization.Amateur career Cortes attended Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida. Cortes was drafted by the New York Mets in the 20th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft but did not sign. He attended the University of South Carolina for two season and played college baseball for the Gamecocks. In 2017, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. Cortes hit .265 with 15 home runs and 44 RBI his sophomore season, and was ranked the 177th best prospect by Baseball America in the 2018 draft. He was drafted by the Mets in the third round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, and signed with them for a reported $1,000,038 signing bonus on June 25, 2018.Source: Wikipedia
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