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2021 MLB Draft: Local Notable Selections

The 2021 Major League Baseball draft is underway.
The 2021 Major League Baseball draft is underway.(WHSV)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 10:41 PM EDT
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The 2021 Major League Baseball draft is underway.

2021 MLB Draft - Local Notable Selections

Connor Norby (2B) - 2nd Round - Baltimore Orioles

-Played for Waynesboro Generals of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-Hit .333 with four home runs for Waynesboro

-Played college baseball at East Carolina

Christian McGowan (RHP) - 7th Round - Philadelphia Phillies

-Pitched for Strasburg Express of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-Pitched 15.2 innings for Strasburg with a 2-2 record, 5.74 ERA, two saves, 16 strikeouts, and 16 walks

-Played college baseball at Eastern Oklahoma State (JC)

Lael Lockhart (LHP) - 9th Round - Los Angeles Dodgers

-Played for Woodstock River Bandits of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-Hit .318 with nine home runs and 32 RBI for Woodstock

-Drafted as a pitcher by the Dodgers

-Played college baseball at Houston and Arkansas

Chris Widger (LHP) - 10th Round - Texas Rangers

-Active member of Staunton Braves (Valley Baseball League) during 2021 season

-Stats as of July 12: 20 innings pitched, 2-0 record, 3.15 ERA, 15 strikeouts, 5 walks

-Plays college baseball at Rowan College at Gloucester (JC)

Wes Clarke (C) - 10th Round - Milwaukee Brewers

-Played for Waynesboro Generals of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-Hit .364 with six home runs, and 29 RBI for Waynesboro

-Played college baseball at South Carolina

Christian Edwards (RHP) - 11th Round - Chicago White Sox

-Pitched for Waynesboro Generals of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-2019 VBL Stats: 8.1 innings pitched, two saves, 1.08 ERA, 20 strikeouts

-Played college baseball at Jacksonville State

Hunter Dula (RHP) - 18th Round - San Francisco Giants

-Pitched for Harrisonburg Turks of Valley Baseball League in 2019

-2019 VBL Stats: 2.0 innings pitched, 9.00 ERA, 3 strikeouts

-Played college baseball at Wingate

Will Wagner (2B) - 18th Round - Houston Astros

-Played for Montezuma Braves of Rockingham County Baseball League in 2017 & 2020

-2020 RCBL Stats: .350 batting average, six home runs, 15 RBI

-Played college baseball at Liberty

Adam Hackenberg (C) - 18th Round - Chicago White Sox

-Played for Montezuma Braves of Rockingham County Baseball League in 2020

-2020 RCBL Stats: .400 batting average, one home run, six RBI, six doubles

-Played college baseball at Clemson

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