Second round: A look at picks 50-80
Updated: June 10, 2009, 11:32 AM ETBy Jason Churchill
You can find the entire 2009 MLB draft pick-by-pick selections here. The second round of the draft boasted several intriguing selections, highlighted by Seattle taking Georgia first baseman Rich Poythress at No. 51, San Francisco getting Horizon High School (Scottsdale, Ariz.) catcher Tommy Joseph at 55 and Detroit getting Oklahoma State left-hander Andrew Oliver at 58. Boston's selection of right-hander Alex Wilson out of Texas A&M is interesting, too, regardless of what role the Red Sox decide is best for Wilson, who had Tommy John surgery and missed all of 2008. Poythress, a right-handed hitter, was considered a potential first-round pick, as was Joseph. Oliver was once thought to be a top 15 possibility, but had a down year after winning the right to pitch in court over the winter.
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