The Miami Marlins completed their 2014 MLB Draft with a successful class and a mix of prep talent with some late-round college flyers of interest. Miami opted for the biggest potential in Tyler Kolek with the second pick in the draft, and they stuck with prep players throughout the first day.
To review the draft, here are some numbers of interest from this year's class.
27:15 The ratio of College players to high schoolers.
7 Players drafted from the state of California.
5:5 Number of left-handed pitchers vs. number of right-handed pitchers drafted in the first 20 rounds.
5 Picks in first ten rounds from the state of Texas.
17 Strikeouts 11th Round pick Nick White had in his no-hitter against 2013-2014 Oklahoma 3A champion Verdigris High School.
$1.17 Million dollars that 36th overall pick Blake Anderson received, far under the $1.5M slot value.
4 Hits allowed in eight innings of work from sixth-round pick Chris Sadberry in Texas Tech's 1-0 win vs. CoC on Saturday.
1996 Five Marlins draft picks were born in '96,
18 Draft picks in Baseball America's top 500
41 Touchdowns 2nd Round pick Justin Twine scored for Fall City HS in Texas.
4:1 Ratio of catchers drafted by the Marlins in 2014 to 2013
2 Draft picks that are still alive in the College World Series
1 Draft pick from outside of the U.S. (Mitchell Robinson from British Columbia in 22nd Round)