Diamond Prospects congratulates the following young men whose name was called by a Major League team in the MLB Draft on Tuesday or Wednesday. Each player listed prepped in South Carolina and attended a DP event. We are so happy for each dp alum and their families!
-MLB Draft: Day 2-
Hopkins to Reds: In the 9th Round of the MLB Draft (#264 overall), Summerville HS & South Carolina standout OF TJ Hopkins was selected by the Cincinnati Reds.
-MLB Draft: Day 3-
Frick to Mariners: Wake Forest INF Patrick Frick was selected in the 14th round (#426 overall) by the Seattle Mariners. Frick was a 2016 graduate of JL Mann HS.
Griffith to Twins:Clemson RHP Owen Griffith was selected in the 20th round (#599 overall) by the Minnesota Twins. Griffith was a 2016 graduate of South Aiken HS.
Rollings to Mariners: North Greenville RHP Kipp Rollings was selected in the 24th round (#726 overall) by the Seattle Mariners. Rollins was a 2015 graduate of Andrew Jackson HS.
Stone to Rangers: Walters State (TN) LHP Corey Stone was selected in the 26th round (#775 overall) by the Texas Rangers. Stone was a 2017 graduate of Mid-Carolina HS.
Hart to Nationals: College of Charleston INF Dupree Hart was selected in the 24th round (#783 overall) by the Seattle Mariners. Hart was a 2015 graduate of Northwestern HS.
Troutman to Pirates: Lander RHP Ryan Troutman was selected in the 26th round (#784 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Troutman was a 2015 graduate of Woodland HS.
Brewer to Giants: Latta HS senior OF Dylan Brewer was selected in the 32nd round (#956 overall) by the San Francisco Giants. Brewer is a Clemson signee.
Wright to Pirates: Coastal Carolina junior OF Jake Wright was selected in the 32nd round (#964 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wright prepped at Chester HS.
Chapman to Angels: South Carolina junior RHP Ridge Chapman was selected in the 34th round (#1021 overall) by the Los Angeles Angles. Chapman pitched at Spartanburg Methodist and Wade Hampton HS.
Causey to Marlins: Nation Ford HS senior INF Tyler Causey was selected in the 37th round (#1101 overall) by the Miami Marlins. Causey is a North Carolina signee.