Monday, June 12, 2017

Who is MLB Draft pick J.B. Bukauskas from North Carolina

The Houston Astros just made their first of five selections in the first 100 picks of the MLB Draft. With the 15th pick in the first round they took J.B. Bukauskas a right-handed pitcher from North Carolina. He's a guy with a good breaking pitch. He was ranked 7th overall by MLB.com.

Here's some more information on the Astros newest addition to the farm system:

Wikipedia

2017 MLB Draft profile by minor league ball

In 2014 he emailed area scouts for all 30 teams and told them he was going to North Carolina. The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted him 20th overall in 2014. True to his word he did not sign with them.

Video draft profile from MLB.com

Baseball America draft profile

Q&A with MLB Daily Dish 

1 comment:

John Martin said...

Seems like we were fortunate for him to drop to 15. Hope he has a great career.