July 18, 2022

Multiple Ole Miss Players Join MLB in Monday’s Draft

Nicole Kral

Just coming off the excitement of winning the 2022 Men’s College World Series title last month, multiple Ole Miss baseball players are now advancing their careers to the MLB.

So far, those who were drafted include:

Derek Diamond (P) – Pittsburg Pirates, 6th round, 170 overall pick.

Hayden Dunhurst (C) – Kansas City Royals, 6th round, 175 overall pick.

Dylan DeLucia (P) – Cleveland Guardians, 6th round, 181 overall pick.

Brandon Johnson (P) – Kansas City Royals, 9th round, 265 overall pick.

Tim Elko (1B) – Chicago White Sox, 10th round, No. 311 overall pick.

The 2022 MLB Draft runs from Sunday, July 17, to Tuesday, July 19.

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