MSU's Bednar taken with the 14th overall pick in MLB Draft

Mississippi State’s Will Bednar was the 14th overall selection in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday night.
By: 
Robbie Faulk
Staff Writer

Bednar’s effort in Omaha, Neb., at the College World Series proved to be major in the Bulldogs’ run to a national title, but it also proved to be huge for his draft stock. After being projected in the back half of the first round and early second round for a large part of the season, Bednar moved up to No. 14 overall and was taken by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday night.

For more on this story, see the Wednesday, July 14 news edition.

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