Four SEC Players Selected in MLB Draft First Round


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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 11, 2021)—–4 Southeastern Convention baseball gamers have been chosen within the first spherical of the Main League Baseball Draft on Sunday. The 4 gamers taken have been pitchers who have been chosen among the many first 19 picks.

Vanderbilt’s Jack Leiter was the primary SEC participant taken with the second total choose by the Texas Rangers. Vanderbilt’s Kumar Rocker was taken tenth total by the New York Mets, adopted by Mississippi State’s Will Bednar by the San Francisco Giants at choose No. 14 and Ole Miss’ Gunnar Hoglund with the nineteenth choice by the Toronto Blue Jays.

Leiter, Rocker and Bednar are two weeks faraway from main their groups to the championship collection of the School World Sequence.

The MLB Draft continues Monday with Rounds 2-10 slated to start at 12 p.m. CT.

SEC In The 2021 MLB Draft

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2. Jack Leiter, Texas Rangers (Vanderbilt)

10. Kumar Rocker, New York Mets (Vanderbilt)

14. Will Bednar, San Francisco Giants (Mississippi State)

19. Gunnar Hoglund, Toronto Blue Jays (Ole Miss)


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