Hart's Tyler Glasnow Goes To The Pirates In 5th Round Of MLB Draft
Hart High pitcher Tyler Glasnow was picked by the Pittsburgh Pirates on the second day of the Major League baseball draft.
The right-hander was taken in the fifth round and was one of four players from the Santa Clarita Valley selected on Day Two of the draft.
Golden Valley’s Scott Barlow went to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the sixth round.
College of the Canyons second baseman Juan Perez was taken by the Cincinnati Reds in the 26th round.
Former COC and current UC Irvine infielder Brian Hernandez was picked in the 27th round by the Los Angeles Angels.
The final day of the baseball draft is today.
In track and field, College of the Canyons freshman Chris Low will compete in the 800 in the US Junior Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Oregon in two weeks.
Low, the California Community College Athletic Association champion in the 800, qualified for the meet after running in the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific University in April.
Jenna Kelly from Saugus was selected as the Foothill League softball player of the year as voted by the Foothill League coaches.
She hit .481 with 12 home runs and 35 RBIs in leading Saugus to the Foothill League championship.
In the NBA playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks tied the series at two games apiece after beating the Miami Heat, 86-83, in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Dirk Nowitzki, playing with a fever and flu-like symptoms, scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter for the Mavericks.
Game 5 is Thursday in Dallas.
The Dodgers got a much-needed lift from a couple of rookies in a 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Dee Gordon, making his first start in the major leagues, had three hits and scored a run for the Dodgers. Rubby De La Rosa gave up only one run in five innings in his first start for the Dodgers.
In other games, the Pirates beat the Diamondbacks, 8-5, the Padres shut out the Rockies, 2-0, and the Giants lost to the Nationals, 2-1.
The Mets beat the Brewers, 2-1, the Cardinals beat the Astros, 7-4, the Braves shut out the Marlins, 1-0, and the Reds clobbered the Cubs, 8-2.
In the American League, the Angels lost to the Rays, 4-1, and dropped their fourth game in a row. The Orioles shut out the A’s, 4-0, the Rangers lost to the Tigers, 8-1, and the White Sox beat the Mariners, 5-1.
The Blue Jays beat the Royals, 8-5, the Indians blanked the Twins, 1-0, and the Red Sox beat the Yankees, 6-4.