MLB Draft

Catseye Pest Control Athlete of the Week (7/3)
Every Monday at 2:15pm, a local athlete is honored thanks to the Catseye Pest Control Athlete of the Week. This week Tyler Mattison of Fort Ann won the award. Will joined Goz and producer Matt Woods from Levack and Goz on the phone for a one on one interview to discuss his athletic career, his …
Why Are So Many 518 Athletes Getting Drafted Into The Majors? [AUDIO]
CBS 6's Jason Lewis filled in this week for Chris Onorato in Section 2sday. One of the biggest questions we had for Lewis was what did he make of the recent success for local kids in the Major League Baseball Draft? Most recently Kevin Smith was selected in the 4th round by the Toronto Blue Jay…
Full List of 2017 Capital Region MLB Draftees
The capital region has a recent run of success when it comes to having local products selected in the MLB Draft. In the 2015 picture above, Niskayuna's own Garrett Whitley was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays' thirteenth overall. Just last season Ian Anderson was the third overall pick in the…
Columbia High Grad Kevin Smith Ready for Pro Ball
Kevin Smith has had about 24 hours to digest the fact that he's now a professional baseball player. It will all become officially official on Friday when he flies to Florida to sign his contract with the Blue Jays organization, but with Toronto's 4th round selection of the former Columbia …
Two More Local Players Taken in MLB Draft
The Major League Baseball Draft wasn't over for the Capital Region after the selection of Niskayuna graduate Garrett Whitley on Monday night.
Two more Capital Region products were taken on the draft's third day: LHP Trevor Lacosse of CBA and Bryant University as well as Greenwich senior Joh…
Rays Blogosphere Reacts to Whitley, Schultz
Last night, Niskayuna standout baseball player Garrett Whitley was selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Whitley, the toolsy OF, went 13th overall. Mock drafts had him pegged anywhere between the early teens and the mid-20s...
The New York Yankees Draft James Kaprielian
The New York Yankees have drafted RHP James Kaprielian with the 16th overall pick. Kaprielian is a big guy at 6'3, and weighs in at around 190-200 pounds.
ESPN analyst Keith Law ranks him in the same spot on his list of the top prospects...
Garrett Whitley’s Draft Prospects Tonight
Tonight is a huge night for the Capital Region, as Niskayuna senior Garrett Whitley figures to be selected in the first round of the MLB Draft. Whitley, the speedy OF, will be one of three players in attendance at the draft.
We've been chronicling Whitley's draft prospects for the last few weeks, and…
Garrett Whitley Joins Us Days Before MLB Draft
We are just days away from the start of the Major League Baseball draft which means we are just days away from the inevitable selection of Niskayuna star Garrett Whitley.
Whitley will look to become the second player from the Capital Region drafted in the first round in as many years (Shaker's J…

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