Pirates select baseball signee No. 9 overall
|Thursday, June 6, 2013, 8:04 PM-|
The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Clemson commitment Austin Meadows with the ninth overall pick in Thursday MLB's draft. The MLB network compares Meadows to former Clemson outfielder Tyler Colvin.
Meadows, a left-handed hitting and throwing outfielder, committed to Clemson over a year ago. He hit a robust .538 this season for Grayson, with four homers, despite not seeing many good pitches to hit.
Clemson baseball signee Austin meadows goes 9th in MLB draft to Pittsburgh. #9 pick slotted to get $3.029 million.
— Tim Bourret (@TimBourret) June 7, 2013