We’re proud to say that 13 athletes with CP ties have been taken in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. A big congratulations goes out to:
Dan Langfield (Memphis) – Drafted in the 3rd Round by the Reds (109th overall)
Brett Mooneyham (Stanford) – Drafted in the 3rd Round by the Nationals (111th overall)
Ronnie Freeman (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 5th Round by the Diamondbacks (183rd overall)
Tim Flight (Southern NH) – Drafted in the 17th Round by the Yankees (547th overall)
Travis Dean (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 22nd Round by the Rangers (696th overall)
Dennis Torres (U-Mass) – Drafted in the 28th Round by the Orioles (852nd overall)
Josh Carr (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 28th Round by the Tigers (874th overall)
Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Mariners (911th overall)
Trent Giambrone (Grace King HS) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Dodgers (926th overall)
Kyle Helisek (Villanova) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Cardinals (930th overall)
Andrew Ferreira (Harvard) – Drafted in the 32nd Round by the Twins (970th overall)
Jon Leroux (Northeastern) – Drafted in the 32nd Round by the Mets (980th overall)
Rob Finneran (Bentley) – Drafted in the 37th Round by the Rays (1,142nd overall)
Congratulations to the following CP Athletes drafted in day-two of the MLB First-Year Player Draft:
Dan Langfield (Memphis) was drafted 109th overall by the Cincinnati Reds.
Brett Mooneyham (Stanford) was selected 111th overall by the Washington Nationals.
Ronnie Freeman (Kennesaw St.) was selected 183rd overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks
Outside of the draft, current MLB Affiliated CP Athletes continue to post impressive performances on the field:
Bryan LaHair (Cubs) hit his 11th HR of the year, going 2-5 in a 10-0 win over the Brewers. Box
Anthony Seratelli (Royals AAA) hit a 2-run HR in a winning effort against Memphis. Box
Longtime CP athlete and Vanderbilt Baseball freshman Tyler Beede has been named the starting pitcher for Saturday night’s contest at Stanford University. Other CP athletes involved in this weekend series include: Vanderbilt – Adam Ravenelle and Mike Yastrzemski — Stanford: Sahil Bloom, Justin Ringo, Elliot Byers, Christian Griffiths, Chris Jenkins and Brett Mooneyham.
Tyler took some time to answer questions regarding his selection and outline his thoughts going into his first career college start. See the full interview here.