Two former Strongsville High School pitchers, both from the class of 2009, have been selected in the Major League Baseball draft.
, a junior at Lee University in Tennessee, was chosen in the eighth round by the Oakland Athletics.
And , a standout junior pitcher at Kent State University, was picked in the 27th round by the Texas Rangers.
Hall, a 6’3” 215 pound right-hander, was last year ranked 80thamong the top 100 college players in the nation who are eligible for next year’s MLB draft, according to release published on www.leeuniversity.edu.
The 6-foot-4, 195-pound Bores played for Tri-C for two years before transferring to Kent. Last year, Bores allowed just seven earned runs all season while striking out 46 batters for Tri-C.