Super Sophs: Vieaux’s possible return

Drafted in the 19th round Michigan State sophomore Cam Vieaux has until July 17 to sign with Detroit

Drafted in the 19th round Michigan State sophomore Cam Vieaux has until July 17 to sign with Detroit

The three-day MLB Draft kicked off three weeks ago and just six picks in the Big Ten found its first player selected, Illinois junior left-handed pitcher Tyler Jay picked by the Minnesota Twins. Jay debuting with Advanced-A Fort Myers on June 26, the Big Ten Pitcher of the Year is expected to be on a fast track through the minors, a possible late-season relief option for the surprisingly contending Twins.

While Jay looks to climb the ranks, three fellow Big Ten pitchers must decide if it is time for them to begin their professional journeys. With less than three weeks until the July 17 deadline for drafted players with remaining college eligibility to sign, drafted sophomores Jake Kelzer, Travis Lakins and Cam Vieaux may leave Indiana, Ohio State and Michigan State on edge into mid-July.

After looking at the decision Kelzer faces, and the position Lakins is in, the picture is more clear for Vieaux.

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Super Sophs: Red Sox can focus on Lakins

With a big arm, Boston nabbed the Ohio State sophomore int he sixth round.

With a big arm, Boston made Lakins the first Big Ten right-hander off the board in the sixth round.

The three-day MLB Draft kicked off three weeks ago and just six picks in the Big Ten found its first player selected, Illinois junior left-handed pitcher Tyler Jay picked by the Minnesota Twins. Jay debuting with Advanced-A Fort Myers on June 26, the Big Ten Pitcher of the Year is expected to be on a fast track through the minors, a possible late-season relief option for the surprisingly contending Twins.

While Jay looks to climb the ranks, three fellow Big Ten pitchers must decide if it is time for them to begin their professional journeys. With less than three weeks until the July 17 deadline for drafted players with remaining college eligibility to sign, drafted sophomores Jake Kelzer, Travis Lakins and Cam Vieaux may leave Indiana, Ohio State and Michigan State on edge into mid-July.

After looking at the decision Kelzer faces, here’s a look at the position Lakins is in, where the Red Sox can turn all attention to him.

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Super Sophs: Kelzer’s future toughest to predict

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Will right-handed pitcher Jake Kelzer return to lead Indiana back to the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha?

The three-day MLB Draft kicked off three weeks ago and just six picks in the Big Ten found its first player selected, Illinois junior left-handed pitcher Tyler Jay picked by the Minnesota Twins. Jay debuting with Advanced-A Fort Myers on June 26, the Big Ten Pitcher of the Year is expected to be on a fast track through the minors, a possible late-season relief option for the surprisingly contending Twins.

While Jay looks to climb the ranks, three fellow Big Ten pitchers must decide if it is time for them to begin their professional journeys. With less than three weeks until the July 17 deadline for drafted players with remaining college eligibility to sign, drafted sophomores Jake Kelzer, Travis Lakins and Cam Vieaux may leave Indiana, Ohio State and Michigan State on edge into mid-July.

Here’s a look at the decision facing Kelzer, the predicament toughest to predict an outcome.

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