MLB To Relax Uniform Policy For One Weekend
- Author: Joanne Flowers Jun 16, 2017,
Jun 16, 2017, 5:51
Scroll through the slideshow above to meet the 24 players taken in the draft and share it with your baseball-loving friends. He allowed 62 hits and 40 walks in 63 innings pitched while striking out 71.
Wolfe had the third highest batting average for the Senators this season with a.393 clip, and he tagged eight home runs, 12 doubles, a triple, drove in 42 runs and scored 60 times after notching 77 hits. Cousins was at the forefront of the Quakers' success this season - as the team was 8-3 in his starts - due in large part to a season-long stretch of allowing three earned runs or less in nine of his eleven starts.
Over the past decade, the Ivy League has produced 80 MLB draft picks, including seven-straight years with at least five selections. He was taken 377th overall by the Cincinnati Reds in the 13th round.
Greg Lambert, an Athens native, was the other college player selected. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 855th overall pick in the 28th round as a junior in 2016, but returned to Hanover to complete his eligibility and improve his draft stock. He had 92 strikeouts in 85 innings this season.
Junior right-handed pitcher Garrett Suchey was the first Tide player chosen, taken in the 26th round by the Kansas City Royals with the 780th pick.
Chipola, the No. 1-ranked JUCO team in the nation, won the NJCAA World Series earlier this month in Grand Junction, Colorado. He becomes the second Walters State pitcher drafted by the Rays in the past three years, as Brent Honeywell was taken by the organization in the 2014 draft. Boyd was an NJCAA Div. 1 World Series All-Tournament Team pick.
Robert and Klobosits were the third and fourth members of Auburn's team to hear their names called, joining right-hander Keegan Thompson (third round, Chicago Cubs) and center fielder Jonah Todd (sixth round, Los Angeles Angels) from Monday and Tuesday.