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A Team Record 22 Loggers Selected in 2019 Draft

La Crosse, Wis. – The La Crosse Loggers Baseball Club watched a team-high 22 former and/or current players be selected in the 2019 Major League Baseball first-year player draft over the past three days.  Former Logger backstop Korey Lee (Cal-Berkeley) led the group by being selected 32nd overall in the first round by the Houston Astros.  The complete list of Logger draftees is listed below …

 

ROUND                         OVERALL PICK                       MLB TEAM                   PLAYER                       COLLEGE
1                                  32nd                                          Houston                        Korey Lee                     California

1st (Comp)                     38th                                           New York (AL)               TJ Sikkema*                 Missouri

2nd                                43rd                                           Boston                         Cameron Cannon          Arizona

4th                                133rd                                         Milwaukee                     Nick Kahle                    Washington

5th                                154th                                         Pittsburgh                     Grant Ford                    Nevada

7th                                206th                                         San Francisco               Armani Smith                UCSB

7th                                215th                                         St. Louis                       Jack Ralston                 UCLA

8th                                238th                                         New York (NL)               Connor Wollersheim      Kent State

8th                                243rd                                         Washington                   Jeremy Ydens               UCLA

10th                               306th                                         Seattle                          Kyle Hill*                       Baylor

12th                               375th                                         New York (AL)               Ryan Anderson             Nevada

13th                               386th                                         San Francisco               Harrison Freed              Butler

14th                               412th                                         Detroit                          Ted Stuka                     UC-San Diego

14th                               418th                                         New York (NL)               Kennie Taylor                Duke

20th                               602nd                                        Arizona                         Jared Liebelt                 Mississippi St.

25th                               760th                                         Cleveland                      Eric Mock                     Penn State

28th                               831st                                         Miami                           Lorenzo Hampton          Florida International

28th                               832nd                                        Detroit                          Connor Perry                 Pittsburgh

35th                               1060th                                       Cleveland                      Randy Labaut                Arizona

37th                               1111th                                       Los Angeles (AL)           Levi Usher                     Kirkwood CC

39th                               1169th                                       Minnesota                     Jake Hirabayashi           UCLA

40th                               1208th                                       Tampa Bay                   Luis Trevino                  Abilene Christian


*Signed a contract with the Loggers/NWL but never played

 

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The La Crosse Loggers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.lacrosseloggers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Loggers as your favorite team.