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Snodgrass selected in MLB First-Year Draft

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Senior left-handed pitcher Jack Snodgrass became the first Austin Peay State University baseball player selected in the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, Tuesday.

Starter Jack Snodgrass struck-out a career-high 11 batters in the Govs 4-1 victory against Jacksonville State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)
Starter Jack Snodgrass struck-out a career-high 11 batters in the Govs 4-1 victory against Jacksonville State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Snodgrass, of Bowling Green, KY, was selected in the 27th round (837th pick overall) by the San Francisco Giants. He recently completed his collegiate career with a victory at nationally-ranked Georgia Tech, Friday, in the Governors first game of the NCAA Baseball Championship. Snodgrass finished his senior campaign with a 4-6 record despite a team-best 3.50 ERA.

Snodgrass allowed just two runs (0.61 ERA) in Austin Peay’s postseason run and struck out 14 batters in 14.2 innings. He struck out a career-high 11 strikeouts in its victory against Jacksonville State in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

The MLB First-Year Player draft completed rounds 2-30, Tuesday, after a televised first round, Monday. The draft continues Wednesday with rounds 31-50.

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