Iowa SS Mason McCoy Drafted by Baltimore Orioles in 6th Round

Clyde Nash
June 17, 2017

Another takeaway from the early picks in the MLB Draft is that they are looking for power. He went one round after Baumann to the Rockies with the 116th overall pick and becomes the highest drafted Middleburg alum since Chris Roberts (second round by the Phillies in 1989).

The 18 year-old Bermuda born shortstop was selected in the second round the Major League Baseball draft on Monday. The MLB Draft's split between high school and college selections during the opening rounds generally fluctuates over the years, and the pendulum seems to be swinging toward the high schoolers again, at least with the draft's highest picks.

The 6-foot pitcher from Valdosta High has a three-pitch arsenal includes a fastball that clocks out at 92-93 miles per hour with a max velocity of 95 miles per hour.

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Jordan earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from Butler in 2001 and went on to play professional basketball in Europe. Jordan is a former Butler player and assistant who has been the head coach at Milwaukee since April 2016.

Florida State shortstop Taylor Walls (Rays) and third baseman Dylan Busby (Pirates) went nine picks apart in the third round. He finished his junior year with a 4-7 record, to go along with a 3.33 ERA and 9.0 K/9 rate.

Hall is the first high school pitcher taken by the Orioles in the first round since they drafted Hunter Harvey with the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 draft.

He has a very good internal clock that helps him slow down the game, and he gets rid of the ball quickly, but many feel his arm, average at best, isn't enough to stay on the left side of the infield long-term.

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After that pick, the Lakers could take anyone they want - there's no need to promise Jackson they'll pick him. Instead, there's at least some drama around the No. 2 overall pick in the weeks leading up to the NBA Draft .

As a junior, Russell still has eligibility remaining and can decide whether to sign with San Francisco or return to UConn for his senior season.

An Adams State baseball player was drafted in the tenth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday. In 127 plate appearances, he struck out just seven times and drew 22 walks.

Hagen Danner, C (#61): Following what has been a trend in this year's draft, Danner is a two-way high school player from California.

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With taking three high school kids in the first 100 picks, you're hoping you hit a home run and find a real star.

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