The MLB Draft begins tonight, and Virginia Cavaliers pitcher Nate Kirby and outfielder Joe McCarthy are expected to be picked. The first day of the draft features the first two rounds, as well as the "Competitive Balance Rounds" A and B.
Here's how to watch:
Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: MLB Network
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Sports Illustrated has Kirby going 35th, noting "Kirby was a potential top-10 selection prior to the spring but has been hounded by injuries that impacted his command and stuff before he was shut down after 10 starts." MLB.com ranks Kirby 26th overall.
The MLB slot value for signing bonuses awarded to a draft pick in the 30 to 35 range is about $1.7 to $1.9 million.
In more pressing Virginia baseball news, Brian O'Connor announced that Kirby will be available to pitch at the College World Series in Omaha this weekend.