With the 86th pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, the St. Louis selected right-handed pitcher and third baseman Carson Kelly of Westview High School in Oregon. Kelly is 6-foot-2, 200 pounds and was listed as the top 2012 MLB Draft prospect from the Pacific Northwest by MLB.com. He has the potential to play 3B, but the Cardinals announced him as a pitcher. He can reach the low 90s on his fastball, but some teams had been interested because of his potential at the plate, according to his MLB.com scouting report. Kelly is committed to the University of Oregon.
The St. Louis Cardinals grabbed Michael Wacha, RHP (Texas A&M) at No. 19, James Ramsey, OF (Florida State) with No. 23, Stephen Piscotty, 1B-3B (Stanford) as the No. 36 pick, Patrick Wisdom, 3B (St. Mary's) at No. 52 and Steve Bean, C (Rockwall, TX HS) with the No. 59 selection.
The Cards are next on the clock at picks No. 117 and No. 150. If you want to follow along, check it out live on MLB.com.
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