Twins Take SS in First Round of MLB Draft

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Twins Take SS in First Round of MLB Draft

June 5, 2014 Updated Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47 PM CST

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Minnesota Twins selected shortstop Nick Gordon out of Olympia High School in Florida on Thursday night with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound Gordon also pitched in high school but prefers to play in in the infield, and he has committed to play collegiately for Florida State.

Below are listed all of the Twins' picks in this year's MLB First-Year Player Draft.

2014 MLB FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT (MINNESOTA)
5. Nick Gordon --- SS (Olympia HS)
46. Nick Burdi --- RHP (Louisville)
79. Michael Cederoth --- RHP (San Diego State)
110. Sam Clay --- LHP (Georgia Tech)
140. Jake Reed --- RHP (Oregon)
170. John Curtiss --- RHP (Texas)
200. Andro Cutura --- RHP (Southeastern Louisiana)
230. Keaton Steele --- RHP (Missouri)
260. Max Murphy --- CF (Bradley University)
290. Randy LeBlanc --- RHP (Tulane)
320. Tanner English --- CF (South Carolina)
350. Pat Kelly --- 2B (Nebraska)
380. Zach Tillery --- RHP (Florida Gulf Coast)
410. Tyler Mautner --- 3B (Buffalo)
440. Roberto Gonzalez --- RF (University HS)
470. Tyler Kuresa --- 1B (California-Santa Barbara)
500. Mat Batts --- LHP (UNC-Wilmington)
530. T.J. White --- 3B (UNLV)
560. Jarrard Poteete --- C (Connors State)
590. McCarthy Tatum --- 3B (Clovis HS)
620. Onas Farfan --- LHP (Ricdgewater)
650. Trevor Hildenberger --- RHP (California)
680. Miles Nordgren --- RHP (Birmingham Southern)
710. Alex Real --- C (New Mexico)
740. Taylor Hearn --- LHP (San Jacinto North)
770. Blake Schmit --- SS (Maryland)
800. Gabriel Ojeda --- C (Colegio Hector Urdaneta)
830. Austin Diemer --- CF (Cal State-Fullerton)
860. Cameron Avila-Leeper --- LHP (Grant HS)
890. Theo Theofanopoulos --- LHP (California)
920. Sam Hilliard --- LHP (Crowder)
950. Orynn Veillon --- RHP (St. Thomas More HS)
980. Trey Vavra --- 1B (Florida Southern)
1010. Mike Baumann --- RHP (Mahtomedi HS)
1040. Brad Mathlowetz --- C (Rochester Mayo HS)
1070. Kirvin Moesquit --- SS (Highlands Christian HS)
1100. Tyree Davis --- CF (Centennial HS)
1130. Brett Doe --- C (Baylor)
1160. John Jones --- C (Orangewood Christian HS)
1190. Dalton Guthrie --- SS (Venice HS)

Posted by Zach Schneider
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