From 2010 to 2017, Ohio Elite Baseball has had 16 of their alums selected in the MLB draft.
In 2016 and 2017 two alums were selected in the 1st round (Will Smith-Louisville and Evan White-Kentucky).
The 2018 version of the MLB draft saw 12 players selected, bringing their organization total to 28.
Ryan Feltner. This was the second time Ryan, from Hudson, OH was drafted. The RHP from Ohio State was selected by the Colorado Rockies. He finished tied for 24th in OSU history in strikeouts with 204.
Adam Wolf. The Milan, OH native went 14-2 in his career at Louisville. The LHP was selected in the 5th round by the Detroit Tigers.
Chandler Day. This was also the second time being drafted for Chandler. The Granville, OH native pitched three seasons at Vanderbilt before being selected in the 7th round by Washington Nationals.
Brad Wilson. The junior from Alexandria, Ohio heard his name called in the 13th round by Toronto Blue Jays. He finished his Ohio Dominican career 15 wins, 10 saves and 175 strikeouts.
Nick Thwaits. A senior from Fort Recovery is a Kent State commit. He was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round. Ranked as the 3rd best player in the state of Ohio by Prep Baseball Report.
Sam Bordner. The second OEB alum from Louisville selected in the 2018 draft. The Miami Marlins selected the 6'6 RHP in the 16th round. From Bloom Carroll, Sam finished his Cardinal career with 4 wins, 14 saves and 89 strikeouts in 84 innings pitched.
Gabe Snyder. Snyder, a West Holmes native, was selected in the 21st round by Minnesota Twins. The 6'4 first baseman broke several offensive records at Wright State and finished his career with 44 home runs, 218 RBI and a career .294 batting average.
Connor Curlis. Curlis, was the second Buckeye to hear his name called. The Findlay, Ohio native went 7-4 this season with 77 strikeouts in 88 innings. He was selected by the Cincinnati Reds.
Lee Solomon. The Columbus Ohio native batted .286 this spring for the Bison with 18 extra base hits and 15 stolen bases. He was selected by the San Diego Padres.
Glen Richardson. The Massillon, Ohio native spent the last two years at Sinclair Community College. The right handed pitcher features a fastball in the 90's. He was selected by the Texas Rangers.
Tyler Johnson. The Olentangy Orange alum finished his career at Gardner Webb with 4 wins and 86 strike outs in 86 innings. The 6" right hander was selected by the New York Yankees.
Justin Childers. The second player selected from Ohio Domican in the 2018 draft. The Pickerington North native broke several offensive records during his career at ODU. In total he hit .375 with 35 home runs, 170 RBI and 259 hits in 195 games. He was selected by Detroit Tigers.
Congrats to all players - what an incredible honor! Best of luck in your futures and thank you for all you have done for Ohio Elite Baseball.
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