MLB draft: No players from Hawaii taken on Day 2
There were no players from Hawaii selected on Day 2 of the Major League Baseball draft, leaving Waiakea graduate Kodi Medeiros as the only player in the state to be taken in the first 10 rounds.
The Milwaukee Brewers chose the left-handed Medeiros 12th overall on Thursday.
The draft wraps up Saturday with rounds 11-40, and Hilo graduate Jodd Carter and Kamehameha graduate Makoa Rosario are among the players who could hear their name called.
The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected.
Luke Dykstra, an infielder at Westlake High School in suburban Los Angeles, was drafted in the seventh round by Atlanta. He’s the second son of the former All-Star outfielder to be drafted; infielder Cutter Dykstra was a second-round pick by Milwaukee in 2008 and is currently in Washington’s system.
Florida State left-hander Brandon Leibrandt went in the sixth round to Philadelphia. He was 4-1 with a 1.83 ERA this season, but missed several weeks with a severely bruised left leg.
After having no picks in the first two rounds, Baltimore made eight selections Friday, including Notre Dame right-hander Pat Connaughton, who also started for the Fighting Irish basketball team.