MAJORS
Player POS, Team, Twitter Draft Notes
Justin
Verlander
RHP
Houston Astros
2004
1st Round
2nd Overall

- 2017 World Series champion
- 2011 AL MVP & Cy Young Award
- Played at ODU from 2002-04
- ODU single-season (151) K record
- ODU career (427) K record

Ryan
Yarbrough
LHP
Tampa Bay Rays
2014
4th Round
- Opened 2018 on MLB roster for Rays
- 13-6, 3.43 ERA in 2017 for AAA Durham
- Traded to Rays prior to 2017
- 2016 Southern League Pitcher OTY
- Played for ODU from 2013-14
MINORS
Player POS, Team, Twitter Draft Notes
Daniel
Hudson
RHP
Oklahoma City Dodgers
(AAA Los Angeles Dodgers)
2008
5th Round
- Signed with LA in April of 2018
- Played with Pirates in 2017
- D'Backs: 2011 NL West title
- Played for ODU from 2006-08
- 2x All-CAA selection
PJ
Higgins 
C
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
(A Chicago Cubs)
2015
12th Round 
- Starting 2018 at A Myrtle Beach
- Hit .237/.327/.298 in 2017 with MB
- Played for ODU from 2013-15
- Helped ODU to 2014 NCAA Tourney
- 2x all-conference selection
Connor
Myers
OF
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
(A Chicago Cubs)
2016
27th Round
- Starting 2018 at A Myrtle Beach
- Played at A Eugene and MB in 2017
- Hit a combined .191/.243/.248 in 2017
- Played for ODU from 2013-16
- 2016 all-conference selection
Nick
Hartman
RHP
Dunedin Blue Jays
(A Toronto Blue Jays)
2016
9th Round 
- Starting 2018 at A Dunedin
- Played 2017 at A Lansing and Dunedin
- 3-2, 2.76 ERA in 36 apps in 2017
- Played for ODU from 2015-16
- Led ODU in saves in 2015-16
Connor
Overton 
RHP
San Jose Giants
(A San Francisco Giants)
2014
15th Round
- Starting 2018 at A San Jose
- Did not pitch in 2017 due to injury
- Signed by Giants in 2016
- Played for ODU from 2011-14
- Recorded four saves in 2014
Jared
Young
2B
South Bend Cubs
(A Chicago Cubs)
2017
15th Round
- Starting 2018 with A Eugene Emeralds
- Made pro debut in July of 2017
- Played for ODU in 2017
- All-American second baseman
- A native of Canada
Zach
Rutherford
SS
Bowling Green Hot Rods
(A Tampa Bay Rays)
2017
6th Round
- Opening 2018 with A Bowling Green
- Made pro debut in June of 2017
- Played for ODU from 2015-17
- All-American shortstop
- A native of Chesapeake

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