Twins Draft Speedy Shortstop And Power Pitcher In Day One Of MLB Draft
The Twins selected Florida high school shortstop Nick Gordon with the fifth overall pick in the MLB Draft Thursday night.
The 6’1”, 170 lbs Olympia, Florida native has a strong arm and above-average speed. His brother, Dee, plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers and his father Tom was a longtime MLB relief pitcher.
Minnesota took flamethrower Nick Burdi of Louisville in the second round, a 6’4” 215 pitcher that is known to throw 100 mph.