A record 9 Red Raiders were taken in the MLB Draft, plus 4 Tech signees were selected.
Left handed pitcher Rusty Shellhorn was the 9th player selected, taken in the 31st round (pick 941) by the Seattle Mariners.
Tech led all Big 12 teams with 9 players selected. The previous Texas Tech record for most MLB Draft picks in a year was seven, which happened on four occasions in 2006, 2004, 1998 and 1996.
TEXAS TECH MLB DRAFT PICKS:
Supp. 1st Round – CF Barrett Barnes (Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 45 Overall)
9th Round – 2B Jamodrick McGruder (Seattle Mariners – No. 281 Overall)
14th Round – RHP Shane Broyles (Colorado Rockies – No. 438 Overall)
15th Round – RHP Duke von Schamann (Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 476 Overall)
21st Round – C Bo Altobelli (Minnesota Twins – No. 640 Overall)
23rd Round – 2B Reid Redman (Tampa Bay Rays – No. 722 Overall)
25th Round – LHP Daniel Coulombe (Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 776 Overall)
30th Round – RHP John Neely (Houston Astros – No. 909 Overall)
31st Round – LHP Rusty Shellhorn (Seattle Mariners – No. 941 Overall)
TEXAS TECH SIGNEES MLB DRAFT PICKS:
12th Round – LHP Dalton Friend (Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 367 Overall)
17th Round – C Charles Moorman (Texas Rangers – No. 546 Overall)
20th Round – LHP Logan Ehlers (Detroit Tigers – No. 634 Overall)
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