Four Seminole State College baseball players were recently chosen in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft this past weekend. Leading the way was Teddy Stankiewicz, who was chosen 45th overall to the Boston Red Sox. Also selected was William (Caleb) Simpson in the 21st round to the San Francisco Giants, Jorge Perez in the 30th round to the Houston Astros, and Ty Williams in the 35th round to the New York Mets.
Trojans selected in the 2013 MLB Draft:
2nd Round 45th overall Teddy Stankiewicz RHP Boston Red Sox
21st Round 642nd overall William Simpson RHP San Francisco Giants
30th Round 887th overall Jorge Perez RHP Houston Astros
35th Round 1046th overall Ty Williams RHP New York Mets
Other notable players selected in the 2013 MLB Draft:
12th Round 349th overall Billy Waltrip (@ SSC 2010-2012) Oklahoma Sooners Colorado Rockies
Kevin Hill, a Sophomore from Tecumseh, Oklahoma, was named to the 2013 NJCAA All-American Second Team on Wednesday. Hill had a strong campaign during the 2012-2013 season, finishing 6-2 overall with a 2.28 era.
The complete list of NJCAA Baseball All-American's can be viewed at the following link:
Coach Simmons and the Seminole State Baseball coaching staff will be holding an open tryout on Tuesday June 4th, 2013 at 8:30AM. All players in the 2013 and 2014 graduating classes are welcome to tryout. There is no cost for the tryout. The tryout will include a pro-style workout with a scrimmage to follow.
The itinerary for the tryout is as follows:
8:00 AM: Registration
8:30 AM: Welcome/Introductions
8:35 AM: Stretch
8:45 AM: 60-yard dash
9:00 AM: Warm-up
9:15 AM: Outfielders throw
9:30 AM: Infielders throw
9:45 AM: Catchers throw
10:00 AM: Short batting practice (8 swings)
After BP: Scrimmage
All players participating in the tryout will need to provide proof of insurance and a schedule of their summer ball team. Players will be required to wear proper baseball attire (pants, cleats, hat, etc.) Please no shorts or cutoffs. Catchers will need to bring their own catcher's equipment. We will not be providing any equipment necessary to tryout.
It is our effort to start this tryout by 8:30 AM. Please schedule accordingly so that we can stay on schedule through the day's activities.