The Minnesota Twins have selected Texas high-school pitcher Kohl Stewart with the fourth pick in the Major League Baseball draft. Stewart is a 6-foot-3 right-hander and also has a scholarship to play quarterback at Texas A&M.
Mike Max joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Monday to talk sports.
The Minnesota Twins have signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder from Appling County High School in Georgia.
Byron Buxton was overcome with emotion when he stepped into the Minnesota Twins clubhouse on Tuesday and saw a white jersey with his name on the back hanging in front of a locker.
Byron Buxton, the second overall choice in the MLB draft, took batting practice with the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday and is close to wrapping up a contract.
University of Minnesota pitcher TJ Oakes, of Jordan, Minn., was drafted by the Colorado Rockies with the 10th pick in the 11th round (348) in Tuesday’s Major League Baseball Draft.
The Twins took former Eden Prairie High School standout Madison Boer in the second round and Dereck Rodriguez, the son of star catcher Ivan Rodriguez, in the sixth round on Tuesday.