Rayburn and Planas-Arteaga Picked In MLB's First-Year Player Draft

Calvin Rayburn (R) and Sheehan Planas-Aretaga (L) are the 14th and 15th players drafted from the Buccaneers since 2006. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—A pair of Barry Buccaneers and one signee were tabbed in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.

Senior Calvin Rayburn, a 6-5 right-hander pitcher, was selected with the 472 pick (16th round) by the Philadelphia Philles. Rayburn helped lead the Bucs to a 29-19 record this season, going 4-2 from the mound with a 3.78 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 66.2 innings. He compiled a four-year record of 18-6, which ties for the sixth-most wins in program history. He threw six complete games, including a pair of shutouts.

Junior outfielder Sheehan Planas-Arteaga went 711 (24th round) to the Seattle Mariners. The left-handed hitter led the Bucs with a .388 average, 17 doubles and six homers. He was second on the team with 43 runs and third with 35 RBI. He led the Sunshine State Conference with a .507 on-base percentage. One of the best hitters in school history, he ranks third in career on-base percentage (.484), fifth in batting average (.367) and sixth in walks (104) in just three years.

Signee Zach Albin from Connecticut-Avery Point was taken 601 (20th round) by the Baltimore Orioles. Albin helped the Huskies go 28-6 this season with a 4-1 record and 3.30 ERA. He struck out 61 in 62.2 innings.

Rayburn and Planas-Arteaga are the 14th and 15th players taken out of Barry since 2006 when head coach Marc Pavao took over the program.

Name

Class

Drafted by:

Calvin Rayburn

2014

Philadelphia Philles, 16th round

Sheehan Planas-Arteaga

2014

Seattle Mariners, 24th round

Tyler Kinley

2013

Miami Marlins, 16th Round

Manny Rodriguez

2011

Washington Nationals, 10th Round

Dean Green

2011

Detroit Tigers, 11th Round

Nick Shaw

2010

Milwaukee Brewers, 25th Round

Yan Gomes

2009

Toronto Blue Jays, Drafted 10th Round

Danny Lima

2009

Texas Rangers, Drafted 23rd Round

Bobby Hernandez

2009

Los Angeles Dodgers, Drafted 26th Round

Yudelmis Hernandez

2009

Toronto Blue Jays, Drafted 38th Round

John Servidio

2008

New York Mets, Drafted 26th Round

Andrew Frezza

2008

Boston Red Sox, Drafted 31st Round

Jayson Brown

2007

California Angels, Drafted 39th Round

Gabriel Casanova

2007

Los Angeles Dodgers, Drafted 37th Round

Alex Meneses

2006

Seattle Mariners, Drafted 35th Round

 

 

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