Mets select Oregon pitcher Peterson as first-round MLB draft pick
EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon Ducks left-handed pitcher David Peterson is expected to go in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft Monday.
Only five Ducks have been drafted in the first round.
In 1972, Dave Roberts was picked first overall. In 2011, Tyler Anderson was selected 20th.
Since Oregon baseball returned 8 seasons ago, major league teams have drafted 24 pitchers. Fourteen of those went in the first 10 rounds.
Each of those years, at least 3 players were drafted. The biggest year came in 2011, when 8 players went in the draft.
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