Kyle Barraclough was drafted today by the St Louis Cardinals in the 7th Round of the MLB Draft
2011 Neptune Beach Pearl Right Handed Pitcher Kyle Barraclough (Saint Mary's College of California) was selected today in the 7th round with the 240th overall pick in the Major League Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Barraclough pitched 31.2 innings over 11 appearances on the mound for the Pearl during the 2011 season. He went 4-0 with 3 saves and posted a 1.44 Earned Run Average. In his 31.2 innings pitched he recorded 50 strikeouts and held opponents to a .189 batting average against him.
He was drafted last year in the 40th round by the Minnesota Twins after his junior year, but elected to return to school for his senior season and to graduate.
Congratulations to Kyle from all of us apart of the Neptune Beach Pearl Organization!