Gamecocks Parker Bangs and Jordan Propst, as well three South Carolina signees, were among the players drafted Wednesday in the final round of the 2010 MLB draft.
South Carolina finished the 2010 MLB Draft with seven current players drafted along with eight members of the 09-10 signing class.
Current players selected in the 2010 Draft were:
-- right-handed pitcher Sam Dyson (4th round/Toronto Blue Jays)
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-- infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield (9th round/Kansas City Royals)
-- right-handed pitcher Blake Cooper (12th round/Arizona Diamondbacks)
-- infielder Bobby Haney (22nd round/San Francisco Giants)
-- left-handed pitcher Steven Neff (23rd round/Kansas City Royals)
-- right-handed pitcher/utility player Parker Bangs (31st round/Kansas City Royals)
-- right-handed pitcher Jordan Propst (49th round/Kansas City Royals).
Here is information on the players that were drafted from the 2009-10 signing class.
-- Donn Roach RHP Las Vegas, Nev. (College of Southern Nevada) 3rd round/LA Angels ... Rated No. 12 best junior college prospect in nation by Baseball America ... Set College of Southern Nevada school record for strikeouts in a game with 16 on April 2, 2010 vs. Salt Lake CC
-- Mason Williams OF/RHP Winter Garden, Fla. (West Orange) 4th round/New York Yankees ... Rated No. 145 best prospect for 2010 MLB Draft by Baseball America and No. 17 best in state of Florida ... One of 17 players to be highlighted by Baseball America from 2009 World Wood Bat Association World Championships
-- Cameron Greathouse LHP Columbus, Ga. (Gulf Coast JC (Fla.) 8th round/Chicago Cubs ... Rated No. 20 best junior college prospect in nation by Baseball America ... Compiled a 5-4 record with a 3.21 ERA in 2009, hurled 84 innings and struck out 81 batters, allowed 76 hits
-- Bryan Harper LHP Las Vegas, Nev. (College of Southern Nevada) 27th round/Chicago Cubs ... Rated No. 16 best junior college prospect in nation by Baseball America ... Played on same junior college team with younger brother Bryce, who was the No. 1 pick for the 2010 MLB Draft and Gamecock signee Donn Roach
-- DeSean Anderson OF High Point, N.C. (Ragsdale HS) ... 30th round/Boston Red Sox ... Rated No. 3 best high school prospect in the state of North Carolina by Impact Baseball
-- Peter Mooney SS Loxahatchee, Fla. (Palm Beach CC) ... 46th round/St. Louis Cardinals ... Rated No. 93 best junior college prospect in nation by PG Crosschecker ... 2009 Rawlings NJCAA National Gold Glove recipient for top defensive player of the year at his position
-- Drake Thomason RHP Taylors, S.C. (Eastside HS) 46th round/Boston Red Sox ... Rated No. 248 best high school prospect in nation by PG Crosschecker ... Rated No. 6 best high school prospect in South Carolina by PG Crosschecker
-- Forrest Koumas RHP Elgin, S.C. (Lugoff-Elgin HS) 48th round/Texas Rangers ... South Carolina’s Gatorade Player of the Year by ESPN Rise magazine ... Rated No. 152 best high school prospect in nation by PG Crosschecker ... Rated No. 3 best high school prospect in South Carolina by PG Crosschecker ... 2010 South Carolina AAA Player of the Year