Day 3 of Draft features 9 more Arkansas-connected players
After 14 players with connections to Arkansas were selected on Day 2 of the 2011 MLB Draft, 9 more followed on Day 3. Combined, a total of 23 Arkansas-connected players were selected, 3 more than last year’s total of 20.
Those drafted were:
Jarrod McKinney (Arkansas Razorbacks), selected in the 31st Round, 940th overall, by the Houston Astros.
Heath Wyatt (Searcy, AR), selected in the 33rd Round, 1010th overall, by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Daniel Bream (Southern Arkansas Muleriders), selected in the 33rd Round, 1020 overall, by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Brandon Choate (Southern Arkansas Muleriders), selected 38th Round, 1170 overall, by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Jason Nappi (Harding Buffaloes), selected in the 42nd Round, 1275th overall, by the Los Angeles Angels.
Geoffrey Davenport (Arkansas Razorbacks), selected in the 43rd Round, 1298th overall, by the Cleveland Indians.
Chretien Matz (Arkansas – Pine Bluff Golden Lions), selected in the 44th Round, 1337th overall, by the Detroit Tigers
Mark Reyes (Jessieville, AR), selected in the 46th Round, 1385th overall, by the Baltimore Orioles.
Austin White (Texarkana, AR), selected in the 49th Round, 1472nd overall, by the Pittsburgh Pirates.