Oh hey, the baseball draft happened. I can’t wait to see what this kid can do in six years.
BOSTON (CBS) – After a 69-93 campaign in the 2012 season, the Boston Red Sox found themselves with the seventh-overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft.
The Red Sox used that pick Thursday night, selecting Trey Ball, a left handed pitcher from New Castle High School in Indiana.
The 18-year-old Ball top draft eligible left-handed pitcher according to Baseball America. The 6-foot-5, 175-pound southpaw went 6-0 with a 0.76 ERA, 93 strikeouts, and just 13 walks to help New Castle to a school-record 22 wins and its first ever outright North Central Conference Championship. He was also named the Gatorade Indiana Baseball Player of the Year.
“We viewed Trey as one of the most complete players available in this year’s draft,” said Red Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Amiel Sawdaye. “His size, athleticism, competitiveness, and makeup made him attractive to the Red Sox as we watched his outstanding performance as…
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