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6.07.2011

2011 MLB Draft: Day 2, Picks 2-30

Nino Colla | Tuesday, June 07, 2011 | | | | | | Best Blogger Tips
Day Two of the MLB Draft is in the books and the Indians came away with some more high-end High School talent.

Here is a quick rundown of picks 2-through-30.

Photo - Perfect Game USA
2.) RHP Dillon Howard, Searcy HS (AR)

  • Committed to University of Arkansas

3.) RHP Jake Sisco, Merced College
4.) C Jake Lowery, James Madison University
5.) RHP Will Roberts, Virginia
6.) OF Bryson Myles, Stephen F. Austin
7.) C Eric Haase, Divine Child HS (MI)

  • Committed to Ohio State University

8.) LHP Stephen Tarpley, Gilbert HS (AZ)

  • Committed to University of Southern California

9.) 3B Jordan Smith, St. Cloud State
10.) RHP Jeffery Johnson, Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo
11.) RHP Luis DeJesus, Angelina College
12.) RHP Steven Sides, Samford
13.) 2B Zach MacPhee, Arizona State
14.) RHP Cody Anderson, Feather River College

  • Committed to Texas Christian University (JUCO)

15.) 2B Todd Hankins, Seminole State College
16.) LHP Ryan Merritt, McLennan Community College
17.) RHP Kevin Brady, Clemson
18.) RHP Shawn Armstrong, East Carolina
19.) LHP Shawn Morimando, Ocean Lakes HS (VA)

  • Committed to East Carolina University

Photo - ESPNRISE
20.) LHP Dillon Peters, Cathedral HS (IN)

  • Committed to University of Texas

21.) OF Cody Elliot, Ball State
22.) RHP Matthew Reckling, Rice
23.) RHP Cody Allen, High Point University
24.) 3B Taylor Sparks, St. John Bosco HS (CA)

  • Committed to UC-Irvine

25.) 3B Kevin Kramer, Turlock HS (CA)

  • Committed to UCLA

26.) OF Austin Diemer, Rocklin HS (CA)

  • Committed to Cal State Fullerton

27.) SS Evan Frazer, Galveston College
28.) LHP Tyler Nurdin, Temple
29.) RHP Jared Rauxer, Lawrence Central HS (IN)

  • Committed to University of Louisville

30.) SS John Polonius, Genesee Community College

  • Committed to West Virginia University


Some factoids...

Pitchers selected through first 30 picks: 17 (12 RHP, 5 LHP)
High Schoolers selected through first 30 picks: 10 (5 pitchers, 5 position players)
OF: 3, MI: 5, CI: 3, C: 2
2nd Round pick Dillon Howard is a Scott Boras client. Good gawd.
3rd Round pick Jake Sisco was drafted in the 37th round last season.
13th Round pick Zack MacPhee was Pac-10 player of the Year in 2010.
20th Round pick Dillon Peters, another high ceiling high school pitcher was named '10/'11 Gatorade Indians Baseball Player of the year.
23rd Round pick Cody Allen was selected by the Indians a few rounds earlier, the 16th, but he did not sign.

For links, basic info, and videos for all these picks. Visit Indians Prospect Insider. I gave Tony a had with some research for a few rounds earlier today.

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