MLB Draft: Twins add All-American catcher, more pitching


The MLB Entry Draft continued Friday, with Twins selecting players in rounds 3-10.

In round three (78th pick overall), Minnesota picked a catcher, Ole Miss standout Stuart Turner.

Turner hit a team-leading .374 for Ole Miss in 62 games this season. He also led the team with 51 RBIs on five home runs.

Turner, a second-team All American, is also a finalist for the Johnny Bench award, which is given to the nation's top college backstop.

In the fourth round, Minnesota picked high school pitcher Stephen Gonsalves, a 6-5 left-hander from San Marcos, Calif.

In the fifth round, more pitching, as the Twins grabbed 6-10 right-hander Aaron Slegers, who led the Indiana Hoosiers to the Big 10 title this year.

Here's how the rest of the rounds have played out:

Round 6: Brian Navarreto - Catcher - Arlington Country Day School
Round 7: Brian Gilbert - RHP - Seton Hall
Round 8: Dustin DeMuth - 3B - Indiana
Round 9: Mitchell Garver - Catcher - New Mexico
Round 10: Charles Irby - RHP - Samford

Watch video of all 10 players the Twins have drafted so far right here.

Rounds 11-40 are Saturday, starting at 1:00 p.m.

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