Indians Take PCC's Chisenhall In 1st Round Of MLB Draft

Major League Baseball

Orlando, FL - PCC Infielder Lonnie Chisenhall is now a first round draft pick of the Cleveland Indians. The Tribe selected the Pitt Community College slugger with the 29th overall pick of the Major League Baseball Draft Thursday afternoon. Chisenhall was drafted in the 11th round out of high school but chose to attend South Carolina instead. After being dismissed from the team for legal matters, Chisenhall transferred to PCC where he lead the Bulldogs to a Region X Title this past season.

Also from the first round, the New York Mets selected UNC-Wilmington pitcher Bradley Holt with the 33rd pick. Holt finished the season with an 11-1 record and a 3.13 era.

Round 1:

1 Tampa Bay Rays Tim Beckham SS Griffin H.S. (Ga.)
2 Pittsburgh Pirates Pedro Alverez 3B Vanderbilt
3 Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer 1B American Heritage H.S. (Fla.)
4 Baltimore Orioles Brian Matusz LHP San Diego
5 San Francisco Giants Buster Posey C Florida State
6 Florida Marlins Kyle Skipworth C Patriot H.S. (Calif.)
7 Cincinnati Reds Yonder Alonso 1B Miami (FL)
8 Chicago White Sox Gordon Beckham SS Georgia
9 Washington Nationals Aaron Crow RHP Missouri
10 Houston Astros Jason Castro C Stanford
11 Texas Rangers Justin Smoak 1B South Carolina
12 Oakland Athletics Jemile Weeks 2B Miami (FL)
13 St. Louis Cardinals Brett Wallace 3B Arizona State
14 Minnesota Twins Aaron Hicks OF Wilson H.S. (Calif.)
15 Los Angeles Dodgers Ethan Martin RHP Stephens County (Ga.)
16 Milwaukee Brewers Brett Lawrie C Brookswood H.S. (Canada)
17 Toronto Blue Jays David Cooper 1B California
18 New York Mets Isaac Davis 1B Arizona State From the Atlanta Braves for Tom Glavine
19 Chicago Cubs Andrew Cashner RHP Texas Christian
20 Seattle Mariners Joshua Fields RHP Georgia
21 Detroit Tigers Ryan Perry RHP Arizona
22 New York Mets David Reese Havens SS South Carolina
23 San Diego Padres Allan Dykstra 1B Wake Forest
24 Philadelphia Phillies Anthony Hewitt OF/SS Salisbury HS (Conn.)
25 Colorado Rockies Christian Friedrich LHP Eastern Kentucky
26 Arizona Diamondbacks Daniel Schlereth LHP Arizona
27 Minnesota Twins Carlos Gutierrez RHP Miami (FL) From the Angels for Torii Hunter
28 New York Yankees Gerrit Cole RHP Orange Lutheran HS
29 Cleveland Indians Lonnie Chisenhall SS Pitt CC
30 Boston Red Sox Casey Kelly RHP/SS Sarasota (FL) HS


31 Minnesota Twins Shooter Hunt RHP Tulane
32 Milwaukee Brewers Jake Odorizzi RHP Highland (IL) H.S. (Cordero/Reds)
33 New York Mets Brad Holt RHP UNC Wilmington
34 Philadelphia Phillies Zach Collier OF Chino Hills (CA) H.S.
35 Milwaukee Brewers Evan Frederickson LHP University of San Francisco
36 Kansas City Royals Mike Montgomery LHP William S. Hart (CA) HS
37 San Francisco Giants Conor Gillaspie 3B Wichita St.
38 Houston Astros Jordan Lyles RHP Hartsville HS
39 St. Louis Cardinals Michael Lynn RHP Mississippi
40 Atlanta Braves Brett DeVall LHP Niceville HS
41 Chicago Cubs Ryan Flaherty SS Vanderbilt
42 San Diego Padres Jeff Decker CF Sunrise Mountain HS
43 Arizona Diamondbacks Wade Miley LHP Southeastern Louisiana
44 New York Yankees Jeremy Bleich LHP Stanford
45 Boston Red Sox Bryan Price RHP Rice
46 San Diego Padres John Forsythe 1B Arkansas Fayetteville