Eleven Players with Rafters Ties Selected in 2017 MLB Draft
For the City Times
Second consecutive year with 11 players selected from past Rafters teams
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Ten former Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and one current Rafter were selected during the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft that took place from June 12-14.
Joey Morgan, a catcher from the 2016 Rafters team, was the highest pick amongst Rafters alums going in the third round to the Detroit Tigers as the 95th overall pick.
Below is the complete list of Rafters selected in the 2017 MLB Draft:
|Player||Round||Pick||MLB Team||School||Year with Rafters|
|Rob Calabrese||10||306||San Francisco||UIC||2016|
|Demetrius Sims||14||419||Miami||Bethune-Cookman University||2016|
|Dylan File||21||624||Milwaukee||Dixie State||2015|
|Ben Fisher||21||629||Miami||Eastern Kentucky||2016|
|Jon Malmin||31||925||Los Angeles A||Texas||2015|
|Brandon Polizzi||35||1059||Toronto||Cal State Dominguez- Hills||2016|