2009 Draft Update

Minor Leagues

The following baseball players from Kentucky have signed a professional contract after being selected in the 2009 Amateur Player’s Draft according to Baseball America’s Draft Database.

  • Chris Dominguez — 3rd Round San Francisco Giants — University of Louisville
  • Wade Gaynor — 3rd Round Detroit Tigers — Western Kentucky University
  • Chris Rusin — 4th Round Chicago Cubs — University of Kentucky
  • J. B. Paxson — 13th Round Los Angeles Dodgers — Western Kentucky University
  • Chad Cregar — 15th Round Florida Marlins — Western Kentucky University
  • Terrence Dayleg — 22nd Round Florida Marlins — Western Kentucky University
  • Daniel Calhoun — 29th Round St. Louis Cardinals — Murray State University
  • Clint Tilford — 31st Round Colorado Rockies — University of Kentucky
  • Evan Teague — 35th Rounds Toronto Blue Jays — Western Kentucky University
  • Michael Thompson — 47th Round St. Louis Cardinals — Bellarmine College

Morning Links


Hopefully in the near future I’ll think of a more interesting title for the morning links post, but for now it’s called “Morning Links.”

  • UK Athletics provides its “Baseball Notebook” including comments from former pitcher Chris Rusin about his agreement with the Chicago Cubs.
  • Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Mark Story touches on a number of subjects including UK alum Brandon Webb’s rehab for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • The Herald-Leader also provides a recap of the Lexington Legends 2-1 victory over the Augusta Greenjackets.
  • The Bowling Green Daily News recaps the Bowling Green Hot Rods 10-6 victory over the Rome Braves.
  • UofL Athletics reports that third baseman Chris Dominguez has signed with the Giants and former shortstop Chris Dao has signed a free agent contract with the Reds.
  • You can follow Bluegrass Baseball on twitter.