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MLB draft 2019: Tampa Bay Rays draft Day 3 pick tracker

Will the draft ever end? We will find out today.

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Check back periodically as the Rays make 30 more picks Wednesday to complete the 2019 MLB draft.

11-338. SS Ben Troike, Illinois

Troike batted .260/.348/.379 for the Illini. He missed the last month of the season after being hit by a pitch.

12-368. SS Nick Sogard, Loyola Marymount

Sogard stole 30 bases this season. As the cousin of the Face of the MLB, he should provide an attendance boost for Hudson Valley this summer.

13-398. OF Zach Huffins, Arizona Western College

If he doesn’t sign, he’ll play at Arizona State next spring.

14-428. OF Logan Allen, Arkansas Ft. Smith

He batted .362/.460/.565 this spring.

15-458. 2B Brett Wisely, Gulf Coast CC

The Rays drafted a two-way player, although he is only listed as a second baseman on the tracker. He led his team in innings and was second in at-bats.

16-488. LHP Joe Gobillot, Vanderbilt

Gobillot is a former teammate of Day 1 pick John Doxakis. In two seasons with Vanderbilt, he only has two innings pitched, perhaps due to an illness. He was ranked on Baseball America’s top draft prospects list in 2017 but was not drafted.

17-518. RHP Trevor Brigden, Okanagan College

He has a lot of hair, and his coach helped him get attention by posting video on Twitter.

18-548. LHP Joe LaSorsa, St. John’s

He was ranked as the No. 427 player in the class by Baseball America. He’s pitched in the rotation and out of the bullpen.

19-578. OF Christian Johnson, Clinton High School

Johnson reportedly has some speed.

20-608. SS Cam Shepherd, Georgia

BA ranked him No. 247 in the class but noted he had a rough season at the plate. He batted .231/.333/.386 this spring. His OPS has declined each season with the Bulldogs after he was named a freshman All-American in 2017.

21-638. RHP Andrew Peters, John A. Logan College

He was actually ranked inside BA’s top 500 at No. 459, but he had Tommy John surgery.

22-668. RHP Ben Peoples, Giles County High School

Peoples is committed to Xavier.

23-698. RHP Jayden Murray, Dixie State

Murray led his team with 92 strikeouts in 83 13 innings. He only walked 18.

24-728. 2B Duke Kinamon, Stanford

Kinamon broke out this season, more than doubling his career home run total. He batted .309/.352/.478.

25-758. OF Garrett Hiott, Eckerd

Hiott is the first Rays pick from Eckerd since 2004, when they drafted Billy Evers, son of long-time coach Bill Evers.

26-788. RHP Robbie Peto, Stetson

Peto was a 30th-round pick in 2016, but he went to UNC. He’s now at Stetson and throws in the mid-90s. BA ranked him No. 314 in the class and said he had to redshirt earlier in his career due to back issues.

27-818. LHP Mitchell Parker, San Jacinto College

Parker was taken 30 picks sooner than he was last draft. He shared a rotation with first-round pick Jackson Rutledge. He had 111 strikeouts and 45 walks in 64 13 innings.

28-848. OF Hill Alexander, Lubbock Christian

Hill led his team in just about everything, batting .411/.474/.736 with 14 home runs.

29-878. RHP Zach Bravo, Butler County CC

Bravo had 97 strikeouts and 33 walks in 80 innings.

30-908. C Michael Carpentier Jr., Yucaipa High School

According to BA — which ranked him No. 287 in the class — Carpentier Jr. is a very good defensive catcher with a contact-oriented approach at the plate. He’s committed to Arizona State.

31-938. RHP Brannon Jordan, Cowley County CC

This is the second straight season the Rays have drafted a player from Cowley County CC after making shortstop K.V. Edwards a 36th-round pick last year. BA ranked him No. 467 in the class and said he throws strikes.

32-968. C Kody Huff, Horizon High School

Huff is another late pick who’s ranked on the BA 500. He checked in at No. 400 and is committed to Stanford. He has bat speed and arm strength.

33-998. RHP Carson Coleman, Kentucky

Coleman had 36 strikeouts and 15 walks in 28 innings. He had 18 walks in 20 innings last season.

34-1,028. LHP Carter Bach, Wake Forest

In 15 13 innings this season, Bach has 21 strikeouts and 15 walks. He’s listed at 6’7 and 230 pounds. He had 27 walks in 26 23 innings last season.

35-1,058. RHP Mitchell Walters, Wichita State

All 26 of his appearances this season were out of the bullpen. He had 44 strikeouts and 16 walks in 34 23 innings.

36-1,088. RHP Shay Smiddy, Louisville

Smiddy is another pitcher who doesn’t always throw strikes. He has 28 strikeouts and 18 walks in 23 13 innings. Last season, it was a slightly more manageable 25 walks in 45 23 innings.

37-1,118. RHP Addison Moss, Rice

Moss has eight strikeouts and seven walks in 15 13 innings this season.

38-1,148. SS Angelo Armenta, San Diego State

Armenta batted .307/.412/.415 for the Aztecs. He previously played at USC.

39-1,178. RHP Andrew Gross, UT Arlington

Gross had 46 strikeouts and 24 walks in 46 innings this season.

40-1,208. C Luis Trevino, Abilene Christian

There’s an MLB Network analyst who might be surprised to learn that Trevino had Tommy John surgery. With a .408 average and 15 homers this season, he bounced back and was Abilene Christian’s star.