The University of New Mexico baseball program was represented in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft through a few different players.
Pitcher Justin Slaten, who just finished his junior year as a Lobo, was selected by the Texas Rangers during the third round as the 86th overall pick. This is the highest draft selection for UNM since 2017 when Luis Gonzalez also went in the third round (87). The MLB team fits him well as he is a Texas native. Continue reading “New Mexico represented in 2019 MLB Draft”