Reds go Greene for No. 2 pick in the MLB Draft

 

Photo Courtesy - Santa Clarita Gazette

In the 2017 MLB Draft, the Minnesota Twins pulled a draft-day surprise selecting a prep shortstop as the No. 1 overall draft pick in, Royce Lewis. 

In the second pick of the of Major League Baseball Draft, the Cincinnati Reds selected 17-year-old, Hunter Greene, a pitcher/shortstop from Notre Dame High School in California. 

He is probably the most talked about baseball prospect reaching pitching speeds over 100 mph. At 6'4" and 210 pounds, he hits baseballs 450 feet and throws a high of 102 mph. 

The Reds announced this recent high school graduate as a pitcher.