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  1. Three Trojans picked in MLB draft

    Pedro Moura

    USC had three right-handed pitchers selected on the final day of the 2012 MLB draft Wednesday, the Trojans' only selections of the three-day affair. Andrew Triggs was the first to be selected, in the 19th round by the Kansas City Royals, 583rd ove...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  2. Four committed Trojans picked in MLB draft

    Pedro Moura

    Four local high school baseball players committed to play for USC have been selected in the first two days of this week's 2012 MLB draft, meaning they'll soon be faced with the decision to enroll in college or sign a lucrative pro contract. The fi...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  3. Baseball: Trojans lose top two signees

    Pedro Moura

    USC 2011 signees Tustin (Calif.) third baseman Travis Harrison and Edison (Calif.) shortstop Christian Lopes each signed with the MLB organizations that selected them in June's draft just minutes before Monday's midnight ET deadline, leaving the Troj...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  4. Two ex-Trojans sign with MLB teams

    Pedro Moura

    Two USC baseball products selected by major-league organizations earlier this month in the 2011 MLB draft have signed contracts to begin their pro careers. Right-hander Logan Odom, a 6-6 late bloomer who only started pitching in junior college, si...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  5. Baseball: Seven USC players, seven signees drafted

    Pedro Moura

    The 2011 MLB draft festivities are officially over in Secaucus, N.J., and USC had an interesting three days. Seven 2011 Trojans were drafted. Seven signees for the class of 2012 were also selected. A few players are locked into signing with MLB te...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  6. Baseball: Oropesa taken by Giants

    Pedro Moura

    USC first baseman Ricky Oropesa was selected in the third round of the 2011 MLB draft, 116th overall, by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Oropesa was a potential first-round selection entering the 2011 season, but most draft prognosticators ...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  7. Baseball: USC signee taken in supplemental round

    Pedro Moura

    Tustin (Calif.) third baseman Travis Harrison, a key piece of USC's 2012 recruiting class, was selected with the 50th overall selection of Monday's MLB draft by the Minnesota Twins. Harrison, a 6-2, 215-pound power prospect who could eventually pr...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  8. Baseball: MLB Draft preview

    Pedro Moura

    Courtesy USC Athletics USC junior first baseman Ricky Oropesa, a Rancho Cucamonga native, is expected to go in the first few rounds of this week's MLB draft after leading the Trojans in batting average, homers and RBIs in 2011. Six Trojans are expe...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  9. Where are they now: Robert Stock

    Pedro Moura

    Catcher Robert Stock, drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft by the St. Lois Cardinals out of USC, went 2-for-3 with a double last week in a start at Busch Stadium. No, he hasn't been promoted that quickly -- Stock's Low-A Quad Cities River...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  10. Triggs goes in 24th round, USC commits taken early and often

    Pedro Moura

    Last week, USC right-hander Andrew Triggs said he expected to go anywhere from the fourth to the 40th round in this week's MLB draft. It turns out he was right. The redshirt sophomore was selected in the 24th round (720th overall) on Tuesday by...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  11. Green's first year a success

    Pedro Moura

    A year ago today, former USC shortstop Grant Green waited patiently to hear his name called in the 2009 MLB Draft. Yes, patiently - not anxiously. Being anxious isn't really Green's style. But he didn't have to wait too long, as the Oakland Athlet...

    Blog | June 07, 2010