News

Wilson, Boyertown pitchers taken in MLB draft

Several area players were selected in the Major League Baseball draft on Saturday..

Andy Ravel, a senior pitcher from Wilson West Lawn, was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 21st round of the Major League Baseball draft on Saturday.

Ravel has already committed to play Division One baseball at Kent State next year.

A.J. Bogucki, a senior pitcher from Boyertown, was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 31st round.

Bogucki has already committed to play Division One baseball at North Carolina next year.

Both Ravel and Bogucki will now have to decide which path to take.

East Stroudsburg University and Stroudsburg High School grad Joe Bennie was also drafted on Saturday.

Bennie, a shortstop, was taken by the Oakland Athletics in the 28th round.

Joe Gunkel, a pitcher out of West Chester University, was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 18th round. 


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102

42°F

Broken Clouds

TONIGHT

  • %

This Week's Circulars

Latest from the newsroom