UNC MLB Draft Tracker


Posted Jun 8, 2013


While North Carolina focused on its NCAA Super Regional, Tar Heel players and recruits were selected in this week's MLB Draft. InsideCarolina.com tracked and profiled those that were drafted during the three-day event that spanned 40 rounds.

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UNC DRAFT TRACKER
RND PICK NAME POS CLASS DRAFTED BY
1 6 Colin Moran 3B UNC Junior Miami
1 28 Rob Kaminsky LHP UNC Signee St. Louis
3 74 Kent Emanuel LHP UNC Junior Houston
8 234 Cody Stubbs 1B UNC Senior Kansas City
9 257 Brian Holberton C/OF UNC Junior Houston
14 422 Hobbs Johnson LHP UNC Junior Milwaukee
20 595 Chaz Frank OF UNC Senior Toronto
31 920 A.J. Bogucki RHP UNC Signee Minnesota


Round 1 - COLIN MORAN
3B - 6-3, 215 - UNC Junior
Golden Spikes Award Finalist … Louisville Slugger All-America … ACC Player of the Year … Batted .351 with 13 home runs … Led nation and set school record with 85 RBI … National Freshman of the Year, First Team All-America in 2011.
Round 1 - ROB KAMINSKY
LHP - 6-0, 190 - Englewood Cliffs (N.J.) St. Joseph
No. 2 high school prospect and No. 18 overall prospect in the draft by Perfect Game ... N.J. Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013 ... Posted 10-0 record and allowed only one ER in 66 innings, with 127 strikeouts, as a senior.
Round 3 - KENT EMANUEL
LHP - 6-4, 225 - UNC Junior
Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist … Louisville Slugger First Team All-America … ACC Pitcher of the Year … Posted 11-3 record with 2.70 ERA, averaging 8 innings per start … Has logged 28 career wins and 334 innings in three seasons.
Round 8 - CODY STUBBS
1B - 6-3, 215 - UNC Senior
Louisville Slugger Third Team All-America ... First Team All-ACC ... Led UNC with .372 batting average, .593 slugging percentage and recorded 76 RBI, which ranks him third in the country. His 22 doubles places him Top 10 in school history.
Round 9 - BRIAN HOLBERTON
C - 5-10, 190 - UNC Junior
Batted .308 with 10 home runs while playing in the field at both catcher and outfielder, while also playing second base earlier in his career ... Astros project him as a catcher ... Chosen Second Team All-ACC as a DH in 2012.
Round 14 - HOBBS JOHNSON
LHP - 5-11, 210 - UNC Junior
Compiled a 4-0 record with 2.09 ERA over 16 starts this season ... Emerged as weekend starter late in sophomore year and has posted 11-1 record since ... Career ERA at UNC is 1.83, with 22 starts.
Round 20 - CHAZ FRANK
OF - 5-10, 175 - UNC Senior
Hit .392 against tough slate in April, totaled a .308 season average ... Stole team-high 22 bases, for career total of 50 ... Has started 195 games in Tar Heel outfield, and been team's leadoff hitter for last two seasons.
Round 31 - A.J. BOGUCKI
RHP - 6-3, 197 - UNC Signee
Under Armour All-American ... Ranked Top 400 overall (HS/college combined) draft prospect by Baseball America ... Was 5-2 with 1.93 ERA as senior ... Recorded 154 strikeouts over 110 innings in final two seasons of high school.

2013 MLB Draft Schedule
Thursday, June 6 - Round 1-2
Friday, June 7 - Rounds 3-10
Saturday, June 8 - Rounds 11-40


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