Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Day 1 of the 2006 MLB Draft

MLB Draft: Cardinals emphasize pitching

  • Jeff Luhnow, the Cardinals' vice president of player procurement, projected that college pitchers would be the focal point of major league teams in the early choices of the amateur draft Tuesday, and the Cardinals did their part by making their first three choices and five of their first seven picks college pitchers.

Day 1: Cards 2006 Draft Class

  • 1. .. Adam Ottavino .. RHP ... 6-5 .. 215 .. Northeastern Says favorite player growing up was former Blue Jay Jimmy Key

Scherzer is MU's highest-ever draft pick

  • It was the best way Scherzer, whose team is in California awaiting its NCAA Super Regional series, could think of celebrating being drafted 11th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks in Tuesday's Major League Baseball First-Year Players' Draft.

Several locals go in draft's first day

  • Gerst, a center fielder from Zumwalt West, and Mitchell, a center fielder from Parkway Central, were two of the local players selected in Tuesday's draft.

Royals take righthanded pitcher Hochevar with No. 1 pick

  • The Kansas City Royals made the big righthander the overall No. 1 pick Tuesday, the year after Hochevar and agent Scott Boras failed to reach a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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