Wednesday, June 10, 2009

More on our draft picks


The Milwaukee Brewers selected Indiana University right-hander Eric Arnett with the 26th overall selection in the first-round of the First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Arnett, who just completed his junior season, was named the Big Ten co-Pitcher of the Year and a First Team All-Big Ten selection. He tied the school record for wins (12) and strikeouts (109), going 12-2 with a 2.50 ERA including six complete games and a .212 batting average against.

With two supplemental first-round picks, the Brewers selected outfielder Kentrail Davis from the University of Tennessee with the 39th overall selection and right-hander Kyle Heckathorn from Kennesaw State University with the 47th pick.

Name: Kentrail Davis
Position: Outfielder
School: U Tennessee
Ht./Wt.: 5'09"/195 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/R

Name: Kyle Heckathorn
Position: Starting Pitcher
School: Kennesaw State
Ht./Wt.: 6'6"/240 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R

The Brewers had back-to-back selections in the second round and took outfielder Maxwell Walla from Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico with the 73rd pick, followed by catcher Cameron Garfield of Murrieta Valley (Calif.) High School. In the third round (105th overall), Milwaukee selected SS Joshua Prince from Tulane University.

Name: Max Walla
Position: Outfield
School: Albuquerque Academy
Ht./Wt.: 5'11"/195 lbs.
Bats/Throws: L/L

Name: Cameron Garfield
Position: Catcher
School: Murrieta Valley HS
Ht./Wt.: 6'1"/195 lbs.
Bats/Throws: R/R

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