Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Rays' fourth-rounder a prep pitcher from San Diego

Nolan Gannon, a high school pitcher from San Diego, went in the fourth round to the Rays. The 6-foot-5 right-hander is committed to San Diego State and here's some video of him, too.

Barring special circumstances, the rest of Tampa Bay's picks today will be added to this post.

First round (25th overall pick) -- Richie Shaffer, 3b, Clemson U.
Second (88th) -- Spencer Edwards, ss, Rockwall (Texas) HS
Third (119th) -- Andrew Toles, of, Chipola (Fla.) JC (Cape Cod Times)
Fourth (152nd) -- Nolan Gannon, rhp, Santa Fe Chr. HS, San Diego
Fifth (182nd) -- Bralin Jackson, cf, Raytown South HS, Raytown, Mo. (YouTube)
Sixth (212th) -- Damion Carroll, rhp, King George (Va.) HS (Washington Post)
Seventh (242nd) -- Marty Gantt, of, College of Charleston (college bio, College Baseball Insider) (He went to high school at North Augusta, S.C., with last year's top pick, Taylor Guerrieri.)
Eighth (272nd) -- Luke Maile, c, U. Kentucky (college bio)
Ninth (302nd) -- Joey Rickard, cf, U. Arizona (college bio, YouTube)
10th (332nd) -- Sean Bierman, lhp, U. Tampa (college bio)
11th (362nd) -- Clayton Henning, cf, St. Thomas Aquinas HS, Overland Park, Kan.
12th (392nd) -- Taylor Hawkins, c, Carl Albert HS, Midwest City, Okla. (KTUL)
13th (422nd) -- Dylan Floro, rhp, Cal State Fullerton (college bio, Modesto Bee)
14th (452nd) -- Chris Kirsch, lhp, Lackawanna CC (Pa.) (NJCAA)
15th (482nd) -- Willie Gabay, rhp, Herkimer Co. CC (N.Y.) (Austin Peay bio)

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