Cardinals Press Release
St. Louis Cardinals sign six more draftees bringing total to 13
Three players drafted in top 10 rounds include McKinney, Reed & Rivera
ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 12, 2013 - The St. Louis Cardinals signed six more players today from the 2013 June First-Year player draft bringing their total signed to 13, announced Scouting Director Dan Kantrovitz.
Three draft picks in the first 10 rounds signed with the Cardinals as well as a local product from O'Fallon, Mo. The Cardinals signed seven players yesterday.
Today's list includes pitcher Ian McKinney (5th round, Boone HS), pitcher Jimmy Reed (6th round, Maryland), shortstop Chris Rivera (7th round, El Dorado HS), outfielder Devante Lacy (24th round, Cedar Valley College), pitcher Blake McKnight (38th round, Evangel University) and pitcher Kevin Herget (39th round, Kean University).
2013 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT - SIGNEES
Rd., Player (overall pick) Pos. B-T Ht. Wt. School Hometown
5. Ian McKinney (155) LHP L-L 5-11 185 Boone High School Orlando, Fla.
6. Jimmy Reed (185) LHP L-L 6-0 177 University of Maryland Gaithersburg, Md.
7. Chris Rivera (215) SS R-R 6-1 185 El Dorado High School Placentia, Calif.
9. Nick Petree (275) RHP R-R 6-1 195 Missouri State University Clinton, Mo.
14. Elier Rodriguez (425) C S-R 6-2 210 Immaculata-LaSalle High School Miami, Fla.
21. Zach Loraine (635) RHP R-R 6-3 205 Coker College (SC) Lake St. Louis, Mo.
22. Luke Voit (665) C R-R 6-3 225 Missouri State University Wildwood, Mo.
24. Devante Lacy (725) OF R-R 5-9 180 Cedar Valley College (TX) Fort Worth, Texas
27. Jake Stone (815) 1B L-R 6-0 220 Tennessee Wesleyan University Wilmington, N.C.
34. Nick Lomascolo (1,025) LHP R-L 6-1 185 Catawba College (SC) Mooresville, N.C.
35. Vaughn Bryan (1,055) OF S-R 6-0 185 Broward College (FL) Sunrise, Fla.
38. Blake McKnight (1,145) RHP R-R 6-0 182 Evangel University O'Fallon, Mo.
39. Kevin Herget (1,175) RHP L-R 5-11 185 Kean University (NJ) Park Ridge, N.J.