Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 6/10/13
A day after the Angels selected LHP Hunter Green out of Kentucky with their first pick (2nd round, 59th overall), on Day 1 of the Amateur Draft, Ric Wilson and staff selected seven consecutive pitchers from rounds 2-8, equaling the most consecutive pitchers selected to open a draft in team history (1999). With their third round pick (93rd pick overall), the Angels selected right-handed pitcher Kenyan Middleton, a two-sport standout at Lane Community College in Eugene, OR.  Standing at 6’3” and weighing 210 pounds, the freshman played shooting guard on the basketball team (11 points and 4.6 rebounds per game).  On the mound, he went 2-3 with a 3.42 ERA (42 IP – 16 ER) and one save in 2013 (14 G). The right-hander struck out 45 batters and allowed 23 hits in his only season for the Titans. A two-sport star at Milwaukie High School, Middleton went 5-2 with a 2.26 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 55 innings as a senior. He also batted .532 at the plate, hitting seven home runs and stealing 28...
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