MLB Draft, Day 3: Tigers take catchers early, four more pitchers in Rounds 11-20

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Detroit — Day 1 brought the drama. Day 2 brought the depth. What’s in store for Day 3?

The Tigers, who took high school right-hander Jackson Jobe with the No. 3 overall pick Sunday night, were working early and often Monday. They selected six pitchers and high school shortstop Izaac Pacheco, among others.

Monday featured the second through 10th rounds. Tuesday will be the 11th through 20th.

You can follow all the action here at, and every pick at MLB’s Draft Tracker. Lynn Henning has you covered from the Tigers perspective here, and on Twitter (@Lynn_Henning).

Here are the latest Tigers picks, as well as local selections:


First round, No. 3 overall: RHP Jackson Jobe, Heritage Hall (Oklahoma) HS

Competitive Balance A, No. 32 overall: RHP Ty Madden, Texas

Second round, No. 39 overall: SS Izaac Pacheco, Friendswood (Texas) HS

Third round, No. 74 overall: RHP Dylan Smith, Alabama

Fourth round, No. 104 overall: RHP Tyler Mattison, Bryant

Fifth round, No. 135 overall: RHP Tanner Kohlhepp, Notre Dame

Sixth round, No. 165 overall: OF Austin Murr, N.C. State

Seventh round, No. 195 overall: LHP Brant Hurter, Georgia Tech

Eighth round, No. 225 overall: RHP Jordan Marks, South Carolina-Upstate

Ninth round, No. 255 overall: RHP Garrett Burhenn, Ohio State

10th round, No. 285 overall: OF Austin Schultz, Kentucky

11th round, No. 315 overall: C Jason Crouch, Central Florida

12th round, No. 345 overall: C Mike Rothenberg, Duke

13th round, No. 375 overall: 3B Chris Meyers, Toledo

14th round, No. 405 overall: RHP RJ Petit, Charleston Southern

15th round, No. 435 overall: RHP Blake Holub, St. Edwards University

16th round, No. 465 overall: RHP Jack Anderson, Florida State

17th round, No. 495 overall: RHP Aaron Haase, Wichita State

18th round, No. 525 overall: OF Ben Malgeri, Northeastern

19th round, No. 555 overall: 1B Justice Bigbie, Western Carolina

20th round, No. 585 overall: CF J.D. McLaughlin, Central Arizona College


Second round, No. 59 overall, Braves: RHP Spencer Schwellenbach, Saginaw Heritage (Nebraska)

Second round, No. 61 overall, Twins: LHP Steven Hajjar, Michigan

Fourth round, No. 114 overall, Phillies: RHP Micah Ottenbreit, Trenton HS

10th round, No. 283 overall, Pirates: RHP Justin Meis, Eastern Michigan

13th round, No. 381 overall, Angels: LHP Mo Hanley, Adrian College

15th round, No. 440 overall, Rockies: SS Benjamin Sems, Michigan

15th round, No. 450 overall, Reds: OF Blake Dunn, Western Michigan

16th round, No. 491 overall, Rays: RHP Ian Leatherman, Central Michigan

17th round, No. 501 overall, Angels: RHP Mason Erla, Michigan State

19th round, No. 578 overall, Athletics: RHP Blake Beers, Michigan

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