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2011 MLB Draft Watch Thread

Maybe Tommy can help us....
Maybe Tommy can help us....

Today we probably say goodbye to Mikie Mahtook, a likely 1st rounder in tonight's MLB Draft, but there are even more flight risks over the next few days of the sprawling 50-round, week-long draft.

Along with LSU's draft eligible players (All Juniors and above, along with a few draft eligible sophmores), you'll also want to keep an eye out for LSU 2012 recruits (list shamelessly cribbed from the immortal

Of course, the real day to pay attention is Baseballmageddon in mid-August when the players have to sign or stay, but for now we at least we find out where everyone stands.

The draft is live on MLBTV, which is on a lot of cable systems if you can find it.


3 Trey Watkins 5-8 185 JR OF R/R
4 Raph Rhymes 6-0 185 SO INF R/R (1202nd Overall to Pittsburgh)
6 Jordy Snikeris 6-0 210 JR C R/R
7 Grant Dozar 5-10 178 JR UTIL L/R
8 Mikie Mahtook 6-1 196 JR OF R/R (31st Overall to Tampa Bay)
11 Tyler Hanover 5-6 158 JR INF R/R (1229th Overall to NY Yankees)
14 Mike Lowery 6-3 182 JR INF L/R
16 Matt Fury 5-9 180 SO INF/C R/R
22 Matty Ott 6-1 184 JR P R/R (412th Overall to Boston)
24 Daniel Bradshaw 6-1 220 SR P R/R
25 Joey Bourgeois 6-2 224 JR P R/R
27 Beau Didier 6-2 208 SO INF L/R
30 Tyler Jones 6-4 205 JR P R/R (358th Overall to Minnesota)
36 Austin Nola 5-11 185 JR SS R/R (949th Overall to Toronto)
40 Mitchell Hopkins 6-3 184 JR P L/L
41 Kirk Cunningham 6-0 210 JR P/INF R/R
46 Jamie Bruno 6-2 220 JR INF/OF L/L
47 Ben Alsup 6-3 160 SR P R/R (558th Overall to Colorado)

2012 Signees (***=Draft Risk)

Jake Barrios, SS, Seward County CC
Austin Ray INF, Northeast Texas CC (165th Overall to LA Angels)
Nick Goody RHP, 6'5", State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. (690th Overall to NY Yankees)
Brent Bonvillain LHP, Delgado CC
Jake Cave LHP/OF, Hampton, VA. (209th Overall to NY Yankees)
Cody Glenn LHP, Houston, TX (469th Overall to Toronto)
Braden Strickland OF/RHP, Gun Barrel City, TX
Trevor Story SS/RHP, Irving, TX (45th Overall to Colorado)
Johnny Eierman SS, Warsaw, MO (119th Overall to Tampa)
Aaron Nola RHP, Baton Rouge, LA (Catholic) (Austin Nola's Brother) (679th Overall to Toronto)
Chris Sciambra OF, Baton Rouge, LA (Catholic)
Aaron Johnson LHP, Baton Rouge, LA (Dunham)
Tyler Moore C/INF Baton Rouge, LA (Dunham)
Chase Rivet OF, RHP Gonzales, LA (East Ascension)
Carson Baranik RHP, Bossier City, LA (Parkway)
Terrence Magee OF, Franklinton, LA (Franklinton)
Evan Powell C, Lake Charles, LA (Sam Houston)