Nick Schmidt, Arkansas’ #1 pitcher this past season, was selected 23rd overall in the first round of today’s MLB draft. Schmidt wasn’t the only pitcher taken in today’s draft. Duke Welker was selected 68th overall, in the 2nd round, by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Finally, Pitcher Jess Todd was selected 82nd overall, also in the 2nd round, by the Defending World Champion St. Louis Cardinals.
Congrats to these players as they leave Fayetteville.