BakersfieldChicago StateGrand CanyonKansas CityNew Mexico StateSeattle UTexas-Pan AmericanUtah Valley
Seven WAC Players Taken in 2014 MLB Draft
Courtesy: WAC

DENVER – Major League Baseball completed its annual first-year players draft on Saturday and a total of seven WAC student-athletes were selected. Bakersfield, Grand Canyon and Sacramento State each had two players selected while Texas-Pan American had one player taken.

Sacramento State first baseman Rhys Hoskins was the first WAC player taken in the draft going to the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth round with the 142nd overall pick. During the 2014 regular seasonm, Hoskins led the WAC with nine home runs and a .563 slugging percentage while ranking second in runs batted in (45) and doubles (16). He hit .360 with six homers and 32 RBIs in WAC play, driving in more than one run per game in conference play. He was named WAC Player of the Year for his efforts.

Round-Pick Name Pos. School Team
5-142 Rhys Hoskins 1B Sacramento State Philadelphia Phillies
12-352 Austin Davis LHP Bakersfield Philadelphia Phillies
16-491 Sam Street RHP Texas-Pan American Pittsburgh Pirates
25-751 Brandon Bonilla LHP Grand Canyon Baltimore Orioles
27-804 Alex Palsha RHP Sacramento State New York Mets
30-902 Jorge Perez RHP Grand Canyon New York Yankees
32-957 Taylor Aikenhead LHP Bakersfield San Diego Padres
Baseball
WAC
Overall
Sacramento State
21-6
40-24
Grand Canyon
19-8
30-23
Texas-Pan American
17-10
27-30
Utah Valley
16-11
28-30
Bakersfield
15-12
26-33
Seattle U
13-11
26-27
New Mexico State
11-13
23-31
North Dakota
8-16
10-29
Chicago State
5-19
17-37
Northern Colorado
4-23
10-43
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