The Southland contributed some pitching to the first couple of rounds in the
Dillon Tate, a power-pitching right-hander from UC Santa Barbara and Claremont High, was chosen by the
The first three picks were shortstops Dansby Swanson of Vanderbilt, to Arizona; Alex Bregman of Louisiana State, to Houston; and Brendan Rodgers of Lake Mary High in Florida, to Colorado.
Kolby Allard, a left-hander from San Clemente High, was taken No. 14 overall by Atlanta. He was followed by right-hander James Kaprielian of UCLA, to the
Peter Lambert, a right-hander out of San Dimas High, went No. 44 overall, to the
Eshelman was selected right about the same time he was nailing down the save — one one day's rest after a 100-pitch start on Saturday — as Fullerton advanced to the College World Series with a 4-3 NCAA Super Regional victory over Louisville in 11 innings.