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26 WAC Players Selected in Major League Baseball Draft
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DENVER – Major League Baseball completed its annual first-year players draft on Saturday and a total of 26 WAC student-athletes were selected. Dallas Baptist had six players taken. CSU Bakersfield had a school-record five players selected. Louisiana Tech, Sacramento State and UTSA each had three players taken. UT Arlington and Texas State each had two players selected, while New Mexico State and San Jose State each had one player picked in the draft.

Dallas Baptist pitcher Jake Johansen was the first WAC player taken in the draft going to the Washington Nationals in the second round with the 68th overall pick.Johansen, who led the team with seven wins in fifteen starts in 2013, is a power righthander who can run his fastball up to the plate in the mid to high 90's.

Rd.-Pick Name Pos. School Team
2-68 Jake Johansen RHP Dallas Baptist Washington Nationals
6-191 Kyle Finnegan RHP Texas State Oakland A's

8-255

Scott Brattvet RHP CSU Bakersfield Cincinnati Reds

9-264

Daniel Rockett OF UTSA Kansas City Royals

12-363

Tyler Shryock SS CSU Bakersfield Chicago White Sox

13-401

Justin Higley OF Sacramento State Oakland A's

14-427

Riley Good CF UTSA Anaheim Angels

15-439

John Beck RHP UT Arlington Colorado Rockies

16-468

Cael Brockmeyer C CSU Bakersfield Chicago Cubs

16-486

Duncan McAlpine C Dallas Baptist Detroit Tigers

17-500

Tanner Mendonca RHP Sacramento State Minnesota Twins

17-510

Ryan Geghardt SS Louisiana Tech Arizona Diamondbacks

18-530

Ryan Walker SS UT Arlington Minnesota Twins

18-553

Chuck Buchanan LHP CSU Bakersfield Atlanta Braves

20-598

Michael Miller C Dallas Baptist San Diego Padres

21-622

Sam Alvis LHP Louisiana Tech Florida Marlins

27-819

Donnie Hart LHP Texas State Baltimore Orioles

28-843

Jeff McKenzie LHP CSU Bakersfield Chicago White Sox

29-877

Michael Smith RHP Dallas Baptist Anaheim Angels

30-894

Andrew Ayers 2B Sacramento State Kansas City Royals

30-906

Ryan Beck LHP New Mexico State Detroit Tigers

30-915

Taylor Terrasas 3B Louisiana Tech Cincinnati Reds

35-1049

Cody Beam RHP Dallas Baptist Pittsburgh Pirates

37-1118

Lloyd Slaton RHP San Jose State Tampa Bay Rays

38-1127

Ronnie Mitchell CF Dallas Baptist Houston Astros

38-1147

Clint Sharp RHP UTSA Anaheim Angels

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