Four players from Michigan drafted in First Two Days of MLB DraftBaseball  |
With the MLB Draft officially under way, here’s a quick rundown of some of the best former prep baseball players from Michigan who have been drafted so far.
Keegan Akin – Western Michigan (Midland Bullock Creek) – Drafted by Baltimore Orioles (2nd Round, 54th Overall)
Akin was the definition of an ace in high school, putting together a perfect 19-0 record in his junior and senior seasons. As a junior, Akin finished with a .78 ERA and as a senior Akin finished with 104 strikeouts in 49 innings.
Brett Adock – Michigan (Bay City Western) – Drafted by Houston Astros (4th Round, 127 Overall)
Adcock proved to be one of the state’s best coming out of high school in 2013. The 6-foot tall lefty finished his senior season in high school with a 12-0 record and a .58 ERA as he led Bay City Western to the Division 1 state championship.
Cam Vieaux – Michigan State (Walled Lake Western) – Drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates (6th Round, 195 Overall)
Vieaux emerged as the ace for the Western pitching staff late in his high school career. As a senior, the southpaw finished with a 1.36 ERA and 110 strikeouts, which helped him land a late scholarship offer from Michigan State.
Dakota Mekkes – Michigan State (Jenison HS) – Drafted by Chicago Cubs (10th Round, 314 Overall)
Mekkes was impressive in his senior season at Jenison, as he posted a 6-1 record and a 2.28 ERA with 73 strikeouts.Tweet