The St. Louis Cardinals selected eight players on the second day of the 2018 Major League
Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Four infielders, two pitchers, an outfielder and a catcher made
up selections in rounds 3-through-10. Seven players had collegiate experience and one was a high school
player. Mateo Gil, the Cardinals third round pick out of Timber Creek High School in Keller, Texas, is a 6-foot-
2, 190 lb. , shortstop. The right-handed-hitting shortstop is a two-way player also served as his team’s
closer, Gil featured a low-to-mid 90s fastball. He has signed his college letter of intent to Texas Christian.
University. Steven Gingery , the Cardinals fourth round pick out of Texas Tech University, is a 6-
foot-3, 195 lb., left-handed pitcher. Gingery underwent Tommy John surgery in February after exiting the
first start of his junior season pitching 2.1 scoreless innings. Nick Dunn,
the Cardinals fifth round pick out of the University of Maryland, is a 5-foot-10, 175 lb,second baseman.
Juan “Edgar” Gonzalez,the Cardinals sixth round pick out of Fresno State University,
is a 6-foot-1, 200 lb,right handed pitcher. Brendan Donovan, the Cardinals seventh round pick
out of the University of South Alabama, is a 6-foot-1, 195 lb, third baseman.Lars Nootbaar
the Cardinals eighth round pick out of the University of Southern California is a 6-foot 3, 210 lb.,
outfielder Matt Duce the Cardinals ninth round pick out of Dallas Baptist University is a 5-foot-11, 190 lb.,
catcher. Kevin Woodall, Jr., the Cardinals 10th round pick out of Coastal Carolina University is a 6-foot-6, 240
lb, first baseman. He was a member of the Chanticleers 2016 National Championship squad.
These players join power hitting 3rd baseman Nolan Gorman out of O’Connor High School in Phoenix,
Right handed pitcher Griffin Roberts from Wake Forest, and First baseman Luken Baker out of TCU who
were selected in first day of the Draft. The draft concludes today with rounds 11-40.