LSU preps for Oklahoma and MLB draft
BATON ROUGE, LA — The LSU baseball team is preparing for their Super Regional match up with Oklahoma. But they’re also keeping an eye on the MLB draft.
The two worlds collide this week as several Tigers are expecting to get selected.
Starting pitcher Ryan Eades was the first off the board. The left-hander was selected by the Minnesota Twins with the 43rd overall pick.
LSU signee Justin Williams from Terrebonne High School was selected in the second round (52nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Sooners pitcher Jonathan Gray was selected by the Colorado Rockies organization with the third overall pick. Gray is second in the NCAA this season with 138 strikeouts.