George Watson of the Lubbock Avalache Journal Talks MLB Draft on the Williams & Hyatt Show[AUDIO]
The Avalanche Journals George Watson joined the Williams & Hyatt Show during the four o’clock hour to discuss Major League Baseball’s First-Year Players Draft. George discussed each Red Raider selected in the draft, giving his opinion on where they went, as well as what it means for Texas Tech’s
team next season. A quick recap of each Red Raider chose: Kelby Tomlinson (Elgin, Okla.) was taken in the 12th round (387th overall) by the San Francisco Giants, senior infielder Nick Popescu (Flower Mound, Texas) was selected in the 33rd round (1,016th overall) by the Atlanta Braves, redshirt-junior left-handed pitcher Zach Fowler (Texarkana, Texas) was chosen by the Baltimore Orioles in the 34th round (1,025th overall), and third baseman Reid Redman (Midland, Texas) was drafted in the 37th round (1,124th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Texas Tech’s four draft picks marks the seventh time in the last eight years the Red Raiders have had at least four players drafted in the MLB Draft.