University of Memphis outfielder Chris Carrier got his named called for the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.
The former CBHS star earned First Team All-American Athletic Conference Honors this season.
Carrier went to the Chicago Cubs as a 9th round pick.
Tuesday, he was named National Player of the Month by the College Baseball Writers Association.
Congratulations to @chriscarrier12 who was selected with the 285th pick of the #MLBDraft2017 by the @Cubs! #GoTigersGo #MLB pic.twitter.com/AUEG2A4IOs— Memphis Baseball (@MemphisBaseball) June 13, 2017
Congratulations to @chriscarrier12 who was selected with the 285th pick of the #MLBDraft2017 by the @Cubs! #GoTigersGo #MLB pic.twitter.com/AUEG2A4IOs
Two more Memphians were also taken early in the draft.
Rooker, who prepped at ECS and earned All-American Honors at Mississippi State, was taken in the first round with the 35th Pick to the Minnesota Twins.
Former MUS star Jordan Rogers, who played 3rd base at Tennessee, was taken in the 3rd round by the Los Angeles Angels as the 170th selection overall.
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