Locals selected in MLB Amateur Draft

Tanner English was a 13th round pick by Tampa Bay

WPDE Sports Director Rich Chrampanis will keep updates of the MLB Draft on Twitter. You can follow him here.

The 2011 MLB Amateur Draft came to a close on Wednesday afternoon. Here's the final tally:

11 South Carolina Gamecocks drafted

8 Clemson Tigers drafted

5 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers drafted

* these numbers do not include high school players signed to play college baseball at the above schools

High School

*notes - Tanner English was the third South Carolina HS player drafted in the 2011 MLB Draft

13th round (#420) - Tanner English, Saint James HS - Tampa Bay Rays WPDE feature on Tanner English

44th round (#1345) - Shon Carson, Lake City HS - Cincinnati Reds

On Monday, WPDE Sports Mark Haggard talked to both English and Carson before the draft about the decision that they would have to make. Two HS stars must choose: Gamecocks or Pro Ball?

Coastal Carolina

* notes - Anthony Meo is the highest CCU player drafted in the Gary Gilmore era, Mike Costanzo was the #65 overall pick by the Phillies in 2005. Kirt Manwaring is the highest ever CCU draft pick at #31 overall (3rd pick of 2nd round like Meo) in 1986. Scott Woodward was a 15th round pick by the Oakland A's in the 2010 draft, but opted to return to CCU for his senior season. He was drafted eight rounds higher following his senior season.

2nd round (#63) - P Anthony Meo - Arizona Diamondbacks

7th round (#224) - 3B Scott Woodward - Los Angeles Dodgers

8th round (#266) - 2B Tommy LaStella - Atlanta Braves

17th round (#540) - SS Taylor Motter - Tampa Bay Rays

38th round (#1162) - OF Dan Bowman - Cincinnati Reds

Woodward is a senior, the other four draftees are juniors. Meo, LaStella and Motter are expected to leave CCU. In addition, Coastal had five incoming recruits who were drafted:

CCU Signees Drafted

3rd round (#118) - P - Jordan Cote - New York Yankees

6th round (#192) - OF - Joe Tuschack - New York Mets

38th round (#1162) - P - Tyler Poole - Boston Red Sox *Poole is signed to play basketball and baseball at CCU*

39th round (#1191) - P - Javier Reynoso - Chicago White Sox

40th round (#1230) - P - Joe Perricone - Tampa Bay Rays

South Carolina

Supplemental (#40) - OF Jackie Bradley - Boston Red Sox

6th round (#84) - P Matt Price - Arizona Diamondbacks

11th round (#344) - SS Scott Wingo - Los Angeles Dodgers

21st round (#649) - SS Peter Mooney - Toronto Blue Jays

22nd round (#663) - P John Taylor - Seattle Mariners

25th round (#695) - OF Adam Matthews - Baltimore Orioles

30th round (#907) - P - Bryan Harper - Washington Nationals

31st round (#938) - P - Michael Roth - Cleveland Indians

41st round (#1257) - P - Steven Neff - San Francisco Giants

48th round (#1465) - P - Tyler Webb - Cincinnati Reds

49th round (#1476) - 3B - Adrian Morales - Kansas City Royals


2nd round (#62) - SS Brad Miller - Seattle Mariners

2nd round (#83) - P - Will Lamb - Texas Rangers

13th round (#400) - 2B John Hinson - Houston Astros

16th round (#494) - OF Jeff Schaus - Los Angeles Dodgers

17th round (#518) - P Kevin Brady - Cleveland Indians

26th round (#786) - P Joseph Moorefield - Kansas City Royals

45th round (#1360) - OF Chris Epps - Houston Astros

46th round (#1390) - P Scott Weismann - Chicago Cubs