Wednesday marked the final day of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft and Florida State went out with a bang.
Hall, 18, was born in Bermuda but has spent most of his life in London.
Junior shortstop Orlando Garcia was the next Red Raider selected by the San Francisco Giants as the 456th overall pick in the 15th round of the draft, according to the release. The MLB Draft's split between high school and college selections during the opening rounds generally fluctuates over the years, and the pendulum seems to be swinging toward the high schoolers again, at least with the draft's highest picks.
Burns is expected to be a two-way player at Auburn, where the 6-foot, 205-pound right-hander will likely round out the Tigers' weekend rotation with Casey Mize and Davis Daniel and either play in the infield or at DH.
Pope started every game of his WCU career - 138-of-138 - missing a chunk of his sophomore season in 2016 due to a wrist injury suffered on a HBP in the three-game series sweep at Kansas State.More news: Apple is going to stop app developers from harassing you
The Gators had three players taken Tuesday - SS Dalton Guthrie (Phillies, sixth round), and a pair of catchers in Michael Rivera (Indians, sixth round) and Mark Kolozsvary (Reds, seventh round).
He was rated as the 16th best prospect on the board by Baseball America, the 14th overall prospect by MLB.com, and the 8th-best prospect in this year's draft by ESPN's Keith Law. Jim Voyles closed out the Seminole picks in the 38th round, going to the Cardinals. Hall struck out 105 batters, allowing just 25 walks and 24 hits all season as opposing batters hit.129 against him.
Unlike the Orioles first two draft picks from Day 1, Lowther has been playing at Xavier University and became the highest MLB draft selection in Xavier baseball history.
The Utes also had a high school signee drafted in the 28th round.
The Baltimore Orioles selected D.L. Hall with the 21st pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.