Dick Williams, left, speaks as the Reds introduce David Bell as manager in a press conference at Great American Ball Park on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. David Jablonski/Staff
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MLB Draft 2019: Cincinnati Reds draft tracker

The Cincinnati Reds kicked off their portion of the 2019 MLB Draft by selecting a college pitcher and a high school infielder

What will they do for an encore? 

You can follow along here as we track their second day picks (rounds 3-10) this afternoon. 

3rd round (No. 85 overall): Tyler Callihan, shortstop, Providence High School, Jacksonville, Fla.  

A left-handed hitting infielder, Callihan is a 6-1, 205-pounder who is coveted for his bat above all else according to MLB.com. That makes him sound a lot like power-hitting infield prospect Rece Hinds, their second-round pick. 

4th round (No. 114 overall): Ivan Johnson, second base, Chipola College; Marianna, Fla. 

A switch-hitting middle infielder, he hit nine home runs and drove in 49 for the Indians this season while posting a .381 batting average. He walked nearly as many times (34) as he struck out (37). He began his career at Georgia. 

5th round (No. 144 overall): Evan Kravetz, LHP, Rice; Miami, Fla. 

Big southpaw (6-8, 240) started 14 games for the Owls this season and went 6-2 with a 3.24 ERA. He walked 32 and struck out 108 in 80 2/3 innings. 

6th round (No. 174 overall): Graham Ashcraft, RHP, UAB; Gurley, Ala. 

The 6-2, 218-pounder, who transferred from Mississippi State, went 6-4 with a 4.71 ERA this season for the Blazers. Ten of his 16 appearances were starts. 

7th round (No. 204 overall): Eric Yang, catcher, UC-Santa Barbara; West Hills, Calif. 

Third-team All-American was a finalist for the Buster Posey Award as the top catcher in the country. His .368 with seven home runs and 45 RBIs for the Gauchos. 

8th round (No. 234 overall): Quin Cotton, outfielder, Grand Canyon University; Parker, Colo. 

Two-time All-WAC performer hit .331 with an OPS of .900 this season when he hit 21 doubles, four triples and four homers. He also drove in 37 runs and stole eight bases in 59 games. 

9th round (No. 264 overall): T.J. Hopkins, outfielder, South Carolina; Summerville, S.C. 

The 6-0, 195-pound right-handed hitter batted .285 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs this season for the Gamecocks. 

10th round (No. 294 overall): Jake Stevenson, RHP, Minnesota; Waconia, Minn. 

A 6-4, 225-pounder, Stevenson was primarily a reliever for the Golden Gophers this season. He struck out 45 in 38 2/3 innings while logging a 2-2 record and a 6.28 ERA. 

 

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