Friday, June 7, 2013

7-197: James Ramsay

With the 1st pick of the 7th Round (197th overall), the Astros select 5'11" 180lb James Ramsay, a Junior left-handed hitting CF from University of South Florida.

Ramsay was an All-Big East selection this season, hitting .337/.409/.449 with 2 HR and 43 RBI in 243 AB. He was previously drafted in the 38th Round in 2010 by the New York Yankees, but he had suffered a torn ACL in high school, so he went to college to improve his stock, and it paid off.

Ramsay's bio page with South Florida is over here.