Just call him Johnny Baseball. Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday — the 837th player taken.
The Miami Marlins are set to make the second overall selection in Thursday’s MLB First-Year Player Draft.
The Miami Marlins may have finally solved their revolving door at third base. The team has agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Colin Moran pending a physical, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
For the first time in 17 years, the Miami Marlins used their first-round pick in the Major League Baseball draft on a collegiate star.
So much for all the talk about the Marlins refusing to sign their first round draft pick this year. According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Marlins have agreed to terms with their first round pick, pitcher Andrew Heaney.
The Miami Marlins have never been known to be easy negotiators when it comes to signing players. But, the Marlins have ratcheted up another level after the Major League Baseball draft.
Oklahoma State left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney has been selected by the Miami Marlins with the ninth overall pick in the draft.