BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M Aggies had three gamers chosen on the second day of the Main League Baseball Draft. The chosen ones included fourth-round picks Dustin Saenz and Bryce Miller, and eighth-round choice Will Frizzell. The Washington Nationals snatched up Saenz and Frizzell whereas the Seattle Mariners picked Miller.
Texas A&M is the one faculty within the nation to have three or extra gamers chosen in each MLB Draft since 2001. The 21-year string is three years longer than the next-closest run, 18 years by Vanderbilt.
The Nationals chosen Saenz with the 112th general choose. This season, Saenz began 14 video games, posting a 6-6 document with a 4.27 ERA and a team-high 104 strikeouts in 84.1 innings.
The Corpus Christi, Texas, native pitched 4 seasons for Texas A&M, working 47 video games, together with 23 begins. He notched a 10-7 document with, one save, a 4.13 ERA and 158 strikeouts in 150.1 innings. Saenz obtained off to a 2-0 begin with a 3.12 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 17.1 innings in 2020.
The Mariners snatched up Miller with the 113th general choose. This season, Miller labored 13 video games, together with 10 begins. He registered a 3-2 document with a 4.45 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 56.2 innings, holding opponents to a .227 batting common.
In his three seasons with the Aggies, Miller posted an 8-6 document with 4 saves, a 4.07 ERA and 141 strikeouts in 110.2 innings. He was referred to as on out of the bullpen in 33 video games in 2019, posting a 4-2 document with one save, a 3.77 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 43.0 innings. He logged one win and three saves with a 3.27 ERA in eight outings as Texas A&M’s nearer earlier than the 2020 marketing campaign was shut down.
The Nationals selected Frizzell with the 233rd general choose. The Rockwall, Texas, native loved an All-America season in 2021. He was named to the All-America First Workforce by the American Baseball Coaches Affiliation and picked up second-team recognition by the Nationwide Collegiate Baseball Writers Affiliation and Collegiate Baseball.
Frizzell ended the regular-season ranked third within the SEC and eighth within the nation with 19 house runs. He led the SEC and ranked fifth within the nation with 140 complete bases. He additionally led the league and ranked thirty eighth within the nation with a .686 slugging share. The Rockwall, Texas, native batted .343 with 46 runs, 13 doubles, 19 house runs, 50 RBI. He additionally drew 39 walks and sported a .451 on-base share.
Frizzell’s four-year numbers at Texas A&M embody 177 video games performed with a .292 batting common, 102 runs, 33 doubles, 30 house runs and 115 RBI. He climbed the Aggies’ house run charts in 2021, ending the marketing campaign ranked fourth on the single-season record and eighth on the profession scroll.
The Aggies have had no less than two gamers chosen in each draft since 1984, additionally the longest energetic streak within the nation. Since 2015, Texas A&M has churned out 15 pitchers chosen within the first 5 rounds of the MLB Draft, probably the most of any Lone Star State faculty.
The second day of the 2021 MLB Draft included rounds 2-10. The draft wraps up Tuesday with rounds 11-20.