Today was a big day for the Chicago Cubs. Sure, they lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0. However, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sang the 7th inning stretch, and the Cubs loaded up for the future during day two of the MLB Draft. Getting drafted by an MLB ballclub is a really big deal for these kids. Even if it is the Cubs!
“Still counts” as Lonely Island and Akon would say.
The Cubs thus far have selected 10 players. The third and final day of the draft is tomorrow with rounds 11-40. The Cubs took outfielder Jacob Hannemann from Brigham Young University in the third round (75th overall), right-handed pitcher Tyler Skulina from Kent State University in the fourth round (108th overall) and right-handed pitcher Trey Masek out of Texas Tech University in the fifth round (138th overall).
The Cubs last night selected right-handed hitting third baseman Kris Bryant out of the University of San Diego with the second overall pick. In the second round, the Cubs selected left-handed pitcher...