He ranks seventh nationally with 22 home runs and is sixth nationally in runs scored with 69. He was named a first team All-American and was named the Missouri Valley Conference player of the year. The draft continues Tuesday with rounds 3-10 and Wednesday with rounds 11-40.
The two high school players, taken in rounds five and seven, were starter Alex Scherff, Colleyville, Texas; and outfielder Tyler Esplin, Lake Bluff, Illinois.
The White Sox used their first-round pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft Monday evening on one of the top college bats available. They've been great through numerous years.
In the 2016 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Dedelow in the 34th round.
Eddie Lacy weighs in under 250 pounds, collects $55000
Lacy ranked first, though in limited time, in the National Football League in yards-after-contact in 2016 at 2.8. He is eligible to collect a bonus check of $55,000 after he weighed in below 250 pounds earlier today.
One of the newest members of the Boston Red Sox comes from right here in central Georgia. They also lack long-term security in the starting rotation, where David Price could opt out after the 2018 season and both Chris Sale and Rick Porcello are only signed through 2019.
"Schellenger's arm action and command point to a career in the bullpen, rather than a college reliever who has a chance to start".
A Midlothian, Va. native, Johnson was not drafted out of high school and only had offers from Army and Navy but went on to become a Team USA performer and fifth-round MLB Draft pick. He earned all-America honors for the second-straight season. It is very different from the National Basketball Association, where top draft picks sometimes turn into a top 10 player in the league in their rookie year. Schmidt, Faedo and Houck all went in the span of nine picks.
As of now, the Red Sox are banking on that fastball and that competitiveness.