Detroit Tigers was chosen right-handed, Casey Mize, a junior from Auburn, with the first overall picking in the Major League Baseball draft on Monday.

Unmatched from high school, Mize quickly rose to star form and became highly sought after and dominated the southeastern conference over the past two years.

"I'm very grateful that the tigers thought about taking my first choice," Mize MLB Network told. "I can not describe this feeling right now."

Mize, which became May 21, May 1, is 10-5 with a 2.95 ERA this season. He has written a remarkable strikeout-walk ratio of 151/12 over 109 ⅔ innings.

In his last pre-draft start on Saturday, Mize threw seven strong innings in a 15-7 victory over the army, giving up a run and striking out 11 as Auburn advanced to the NCAA super regionals. [19659000]

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A look at Monday's first round of choice:

First round

1. Detroit Tigers

Casey Mize, RHP, Auburn
Height, Weight: 6-3, 220

Comment: In search of an ace, the tigers chose Mize who has long been favorite to be the best selection. He has a big game of four plus pitcher – especially his cutter and split-changeup and a fastball that hovered in the mid 90's.

2. San Francisco Giants

Joey Bart, C, Georgia Tech
Height, Weight: 6-3, 225

Comment: Do not Worry Giant fans, Buster Posey will not be anywhere anytime soon. Bart was this year's Atlantic Coast Conference player after killing .359 with a .632 slugging percentage. He junior is also adorned as one of the country's best defensive prisoners.

3. Philadelphia Phillies

Alec Bohm, 3B, Wichita State
Height Weight: 6-5, 220

Comment: With a Large 6 -fots-5, 240-pound, Bohm has some of the best rapids in the country, slugging 16 home runs this season. The four-year-old letterman can eventually move over the diamond to the first base on the next level. His friend in the big leagues is Joey Gallo from Texas Rangers.

4. Chicago White Sox

Nick Madrigal, 2B-SS, Oregon State
Height Weight: 5-8, 165

Comment: At 5-8, Madrigal has been compared to MLB All-Stars Jose Altuve and Dustin Pedroia because of their diminutive size. Madrigal missed the first half of the
season with a broken left wrist but has bounced nicely to beat .406 in 133 balls while helping leading Oregon state to the NCAA Tournament super regionals.

5. Cincinnati Reds

Jonathan India, 3B, Florida
Height, Weight: 6-0, 200

Comment: This year's SEC player has been an offensive force for defending the College World Series champion. He improved his draft stock substantially in the spring,
ranking among the country's top 10 hitters in each triple-slash category (.420 / .551 / .840) with 13 home runs. He is the 12th player in school history to post 20 or more homers, 100 or more RBIs and 30 or more stolen bases in his career.

6. New York Mets

Jarred Kelenic, OF, Waukesha (Wis.) West High
Height Weight: 6-1, 196

Comment: Kelenic may be the best clean hitter for his age in the draft. With its production on the plate, it should allow him to rise quickly through minors.

7. San Diego Padres

Ryan Weathers, LHP, Loretto (Tenn.) High
Height, Weight: 6-2, 210

Comment: Pedigree Available there – Ryan is the son of former MLB crater David Weathers. His fastball sits low at 90 mph, but has an above average change and quality curve.

8. Atlanta Braves

Carter Stewart, RHP, Eau Gallie High (Melbourne, Fla.)
Height, Weight: 6-6, 200

Comment: Stewart has one of the best curveballs in its class. The spinning speed is over 3000 rpm – consisting of major league pitchers Charlie Morton, Rick Porcello, Justin Verlander and Stephen Strasburg.

9. Oakland Athletics

Kyler Murray, OF, Oklahoma
Height Weight: 5-11, 195

Comment: The two-sports star is expected give up football in Oklahoma this fall and run a baseball career. The quarter backed up Baker Mayfield and appeared in seven games for Sooners 2017.

10. Pittsburgh Pirates

Travis Swaggerty, OF, South Alabama
Height Weight: 5-11, 180

Comment: Another athlete who has many of the same features as Kelenic. This season he hit .296 with 13 homers and 38 RBI with a lot of 54 walks.

11. Baltimore Orioles

Grayson Rodriguez, Central Heights (Texas) HS (Nacogdoches, Texas)
Height Weight: 6-5, 230

Comment: Rodriguez rose the spring as a potential innings that eat starter. His big frame can work 200 innings per year.

12. Toronto Blue Jays

Jordan Groshans, SS, Magnolia HS (Texas)
Height Weight: 6-4, 190

Comment: Goshans had committed himself to Kansas to play with his older brother, Jaxx, but those plans may have changed. He beat .444 with 11 home runs and 36 RBI this season.

13. Miami Marlins

Conner Scott, OF, H.B. Plant HS (Florida)
Height, Weight: 6-4, 180

Comment: Athletic Outfielder has great speed reminiscent of some of the former Marlins OF Christian Yelich. He beat .424 over 72 games during his three-year career career.

14. Seattle Mariners

Logan Gilbert, RHP, Stetson
Height, Weight: 6-6, 225

Comment: Gilbert is a rare physical Tests that had struck 143 on 100 innings that go into the week while walking 10-1 with a 2.52 ERA.

15. Texas Rangers

Cole Winn, RHP, Orange (Calif.) Lutheran HS
Height, Weight: 6-2, 195

Comment: ] Winn, who went 8-2 with a 0.20 ERA this season, named this year's college college this year's players. Before moving to Southern Cal, he won the same award in Colorado in 2017.

16. Tampa Bay Radius

Matthew Liberatore, LHP, Mountain Ridge High (Glendale, Ariz.).
Height, weight: 6-5, 200

Comment: Liberatore has a huge front with a good feel for three places. He recently added a low-80s controller to his repertoire.

17. Los Angeles Angels

Jordyn Adams, OF, Green Hope High (Cary, NC)
Height, Weight: 6-2, 180

Comment: One of the most athletic players in the class, he has above average speed. He is also a four-star football recruiter who signed North Carolina as a broad recipient.

18. Kansas City Royals

Brady Singer, RHP, Florida
Height, Weight: 6-5, 210

Comment: This year's Gator ace and SEC Corps had been considered The 1st overall pick in the draft until the emergence of Mize. With a fast ball in the mid 90's he went
11-1 with a 2.27 ERA and 98 strikeouts and 19 over 95 innings. In 2016 he was selected by Blue Jays with 56th pick but did not sign.

19. St. Louis Cardinals

Nolan Gorman, 3B, O'Connor HS, Phoenix
Height, Weight: 6-1, 210

Comment: The left-handed slugger is probably the Highest strained power bat of prep school hitters. He won All Star Star High School Home Run Derby in Miami and High Army High School All-America Game B45 Home Run at Wrigley Field weeks later.

20. Minnesota Twins

Trevor Larnach, OF, Oregon State
Height, Weight: 6-4, 210

Comment: Larnach is often overshadowed by teammate Nick Madrigal, who was chosen fourth overall by White Sox. After meeting just three career homes in this season, he finally hit the big power and slugged 15 this season.

21. Milwaukee Brewers

Brice Turang, SS, Santiago (Calif.) HS
Height, Weight: 6-1, 175

22. Colorado Rockies

Ryan Rolison, LHP, Mississippi
Height, Weight: 6-3, 205

23. New York Yankees

Anthony Seigler, C. Cartersville (Ga.) High
Height, Weight: 5-10, 180

24. Chicago Cubs

Nico Hoerner, SS, Stanford
Height Weight: 6-1, 200

25. Arizona Diamondbacks

Matt McClain, 2B, Beckman HS (Calif.)
Height Weight: 5-10, 175

26. Boston Red Sox

Tristan Casas, 1B, American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)
Height Weight: 6-3, 240

27. Washington Nationals

Mason Denaburg, RHP, Merritt Island HS (Fla.)
Height, Weight: 6-4, 195

28. Houston Astros [1 9459024]

Seth Beer, OF, Clemson
Height, Weight: 6-3, 195

29. Cleveland Indians

Noah Naylor, C-SS-3B, St. Joan of Arc Catholic (Mississauga, Ontario)
Height, Weight: 6-0, 195

30. Los Angeles Dodgers

J.T. Ginn, RHP, Brandon (Miss.) High
Height Weight: 6-2, 210

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