[Update] MLB Draft Roundup: A Look At Players Selected With Arkansas Ties

by ArkansasSports360.com Staff  on Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2011 3:45 pm  

Arkansas catcher James McCann was among the players with ties to state colleges or high schools drafted in the first two days of the MLB Draft. Rounds 31-50 are today. (Photo by Mark Wagner)

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Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, Arkansas State, UALR and several state high schools saw players taken over the first two days of the draft. That's in addition to the Razorback recruits selected, including four within the first five rounds.

Below is a look at players with ties to the state of Arkansas selected in the draft so far. Rounds 31-50 are scheduled for Wednesday.

Notable are the high number of Razorback signees taken over the first two days. Catcher James McCann was the first current Razorback selected, going No. 76 overall in the second round to the Detroit Tigers.

Name, Pos.

State Affiliation

Pick (Round)


Brandon Nimmo, OF

Arkansas signee

No. 13 (1)

NY Mets

Michael Fulmer, P



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