Four current Longhorn baseball players and five incoming freshman were selected in the 2013 MLB amatuer draft.
On day one, junior pitcher Corey Knebel went 39th overall to the Detroit Tigers. Junior third baseman Erich Weiss went in the 11th round to the Pittsburgh Pirates, followed by junior outfielder Mark Payton in the 16th to the Cleveland Indians and junior pitcher Nathan Thornhill to the Houston Astros in the 24th round.
Incoming freshman left-handed pitcher Trey Ball was selected by the Boston Red Sox with the seventh overall pick. Two other pitchers were also drafted - right-hander Blake Goins in the 12th round by the Angels, and right-handed pitcher Lukas Schiraldi in the 35th round to Washington Nationals. Infielder Andy McGuire was selected in the 36th by the Colorado Rockies.
The draftees have until July 12 to sign with the teams or opt to continue their college careers.