Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Rangers finish MLB Draft Day 2
By Master Tesfatsion
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Day 2 of the MLB Draft is in the books for the Texas Rangers. Out of their last eight selections, seven were pitchers. Here’s how the Rangers ended their day.
Round 23 (714 overall): Michael Mason, a 6-foot-2 left-handed pitcher from Marshall University.
Round 24 (744 overall): Zach Fish, a catcher from Gull Lake High School in Michigan.
Round 25 (774 overall): Jordan Remer, a left-handed pitcher out of the University of San Francisco.
Round 26 (804 overall): Ryan Bores, a right-handed pitcher from Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio. In 37 innings, he had a 1.46 ERA with 40 strikeouts.
Round 27 (834 overall): Kyle Devore, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound right-handed pitcher from Sacramento City College.
Round 28 (864 overall): Saquan Johnson, an outfielder out of East Bladen High School in North Carolina.
Round 29 (894 overall): Nicholas Sawyer, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound right-handed pitcher out of Howard College in Texas. The Carrollton native had a 1.96 ERA in 18.1 innings with four saves and 29 strikeouts.
Round 30 (924 overall): Phil Klein, a right-handed pitcher from Youngstown State University. He was named second-team All-Horizon League with 105 strikeouts in 92 1/3 innings.