Q&A with Mets 37th Round Pick Benny Distefano

With their 37th round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Mets selected catcher Benny Distefano out of Lawrence E. Elkins High School in Texas. In this exclusive Draft Day Q&A, he talks about his process of being drafted by the organization, who he'd compare his game to at the professional level, if he's looking to sign quickly, and more.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Congratulations, how does it feel to be selected by the Mets?

Benny Distefano: I'm on cloud nine right now.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: How about the prospect of potentially having your dad as your hitting coach?

Distefano: It'll be like old times, growing up with little league teams. It's something else.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Talk about your game a little bit. What type of player are you and how do you see yourself fitting in with the Mets?

Distefano: There's only one way to get to the major leagues and stay there, it's being a gamer. Come in every day, setting yourself apart from everyone else.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: What are your strengths and your weaknesses?

Distefano: Work ethic. There's been several times where people have told me ‘you can't do this,'or ‘you can't run.' And then there are injuries and stuff where it seems bad. Plus, I'm a home schooler and people don't really consider them athletes. I remember when I was 13 and I was being scouted, that scout told me face to face that I wasn't getting drafted as a home schooler. And here I am.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: As a home schooler, how did you keep up with high school prospects and college prospects? How did you level the playing field?

Distefano: On summer teams I got to be their teammate and see what was around me. Also, in Texas and around the nation they have home school high school teams, so I'd play some of the top competition in Houston. I wouldn't really get recognized for doing it, but it was still competition. It was kind of cool. It stripped it down to what the game was about. There wasn't a whole high school supporting you, it was just you and the game. It built character.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Were you expecting to be drafted by the Mets or were you surprised when they selected you?

Distefano: I was completely surprised. The third game of the season, I tore my ACL in a collision and after that I thought I was done. We've been keeping up with the medical field since the 90s when my dad played and we thought that was it. I'd come back as a first baseman, not as a catcher. Now it's a 95 percent chance that I'll come back. It's pretty crazy.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Do you see yourself staying at catcher? Do you think you'll move or be moved to first base?

Distefano: I think I'll be a catcher. It's a valuable position and I anticipate I'll make a full recovery, so hopefully I'll be back doing my job.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: How about your defensive game?

Distefano: I feel great about it. It's funny, when you're back there it's like you're playing games with the runners on first and second.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Who would you compare your game to at the Major League level so the Mets' fans have an idea of what your game is like?

Distefano: Probably Alex Avila. When my dad was with the Detroit organization, I was around the clubhouse a lot and we got into hanging out all the time. He was really friendly and I was just 15 at the time. It was crazy just being around professional ball players and he just took me under his wing. He was one of those players that, he wasn't so flashy, but every day he showed up early to the stadium, did his work. It stuck to me.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Who was your favorite team and player growing up?

Distefano: Of course the Astros, I grew up with them. What's cool is that with my dad being a coach with Detroit, now some of those guys are in the major leagues. Being able to follow them since they were in the minor leagues, I have strong feelings towards all of them.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: What would you say is your best moment in baseball?

Distefano: Probably [draft day]. Game-wise though, it was in eighth grade, the championship game that year. I was about to walk on deck and we were down five runs, the bases were loaded, and one of our bench coaches comes up to me and goes, "Ben, if you hit a home run when you go up there, I'll take you hunting." I took it as a joke, whatever, but I went up to bat and hit a grand slam. I had totally forgotten about it when I got back to the dugout and he was like "Well, I'm gonna take you hunting now."

InsidePitchMagazine.com: What are your immediate plans now that you have been drafted by the Mets? Is it your intention to sign now and start your professional career immediately?

Distefano: We're trying to figure it out. I'm still discussing with my dad. He's away from us right now, we're in Texas and he's coaching in Port St. Lucie. So we're just keeping in touch, trying to figure out what we're going to do.

InsidePitchMagazine.com: Is your dad excited to have you maybe play under him?

Distefano: Yeah, he was pretty excited. We were watching the draft the past few days, seeing what was going on. When it happened, I was trying call him and all of a sudden a call came from him. It was pretty cool.


Amazin Clubhouse Top Stories

\r\n \r\n\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Congratulations, how does it feel to be selected by the Mets?
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\r\nBenny Distefano: I'm on cloud nine right now.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: How about the prospect of potentially having your dad as your hitting coach?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: It'll be like old times, growing up with little league teams. It's something else.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Talk about your game a little bit. What type of player are you and how do you see yourself fitting in with the Mets?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: There's only one way to get to the major leagues and stay there, it's being a gamer. Come in every day, setting yourself apart from everyone else.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: What are your strengths and your weaknesses?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: Work ethic. There's been several times where people have told me ‘you can't do this,'or ‘you can't run.' And then there are injuries and stuff where it seems bad. Plus, I'm a home schooler and people don't really consider them athletes. I remember when I was 13 and I was being scouted, that scout told me face to face that I wasn't getting drafted as a home schooler. And here I am.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: As a home schooler, how did you keep up with high school prospects and college prospects? How did you level the playing field?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: On summer teams I got to be their teammate and see what was around me. Also, in Texas and around the nation they have home school high school teams, so I'd play some of the top competition in Houston. I wouldn't really get recognized for doing it, but it was still competition. It was kind of cool. It stripped it down to what the game was about. There wasn't a whole high school supporting you, it was just you and the game. It built character.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Were you expecting to be drafted by the Mets or were you surprised when they selected you?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: I was completely surprised. The third game of the season, I tore my ACL in a collision and after that I thought I was done. We've been keeping up with the medical field since the 90s when my dad played and we thought that was it. I'd come back as a first baseman, not as a catcher. Now it's a 95 percent chance that I'll come back. It's pretty crazy.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Do you see yourself staying at catcher? Do you think you'll move or be moved to first base?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: I think I'll be a catcher. It's a valuable position and I anticipate I'll make a full recovery, so hopefully I'll be back doing my job.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: How about your defensive game?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: I feel great about it. It's funny, when you're back there it's like you're playing games with the runners on first and second.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Who would you compare your game to at the Major League level so the Mets' fans have an idea of what your game is like?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: Probably Alex Avila. When my dad was with the Detroit organization, I was around the clubhouse a lot and we got into hanging out all the time. He was really friendly and I was just 15 at the time. It was crazy just being around professional ball players and he just took me under his wing. He was one of those players that, he wasn't so flashy, but every day he showed up early to the stadium, did his work. It stuck to me.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Who was your favorite team and player growing up?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: Of course the Astros, I grew up with them. What's cool is that with my dad being a coach with Detroit, now some of those guys are in the major leagues. Being able to follow them since they were in the minor leagues, I have strong feelings towards all of them.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: What would you say is your best moment in baseball?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: Probably [draft day]. Game-wise though, it was in eighth grade, the championship game that year. I was about to walk on deck and we were down five runs, the bases were loaded, and one of our bench coaches comes up to me and goes, \"Ben, if you hit a home run when you go up there, I'll take you hunting.\" I took it as a joke, whatever, but I went up to bat and hit a grand slam. I had totally forgotten about it when I got back to the dugout and he was like \"Well, I'm gonna take you hunting now.\"
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: What are your immediate plans now that you have been drafted by the Mets? Is it your intention to sign now and start your professional career immediately?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: We're trying to figure it out. I'm still discussing with my dad. He's away from us right now, we're in Texas and he's coaching in Port St. Lucie. So we're just keeping in touch, trying to figure out what we're going to do.
\r\n
\r\nInsidePitchMagazine.com: Is your dad excited to have you maybe play under him?
\r\n
\r\nDistefano: Yeah, he was pretty excited. We were watching the draft the past few days, seeing what was going on. When it happened, I was trying call him and all of a sudden a call came from him. It was pretty cool.
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