Clemson’s junior shortstop Logan Davidson was drafted 29th overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2019 MLB Draft, which concluded Wednesday.
Davidson was one of five total Tigers players drafted, and USC also had five players drafted.
For Clemson, junior catcher Kyle Wilkie was taken in the 12th round (364th overall) by the Pirates, junior righthander Owen Griffith was picked in the 20th round (No. 599 overall) by the Twins, senior infielder/outfielder Grayson Byrd was chosen in the 24th round (No. 732 overall) by the Cubs and senior righthander Brooks Crawford was selected in the 29th round (No. 866 overall) by the Giants.
For the Gamecocks, senior T.J. Hopkins was taken in the ninth round (264th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds. Two Gamecock signees, Tyler Callihan and Ivan Johnson, were picked. Both were taken by the Reds, with Callihan chosen in the third round and Johnson in the fourth.
Three Clemson signees were chosen in the draft. Nasim Nunez of Lawrenceville, Georgia, was taken in the second round by the Marlins. Jonathan French of Lilburn, Georgia, was taken in the 30th round by the Indians. Dylan Brewer of Latta was taken in the 32nd round by the Giants.
Coastal Carolina junior pitcher Anthony Veneziano was taken in the 10th round by the Royals on Tuesday.
Six more Chanticleers were taken Wednesday: Cory Wood (19th round by the Pirates), Scott McKeon (21st round by the Tigers), Zach Biermann (23rd round by the Astros), Jake Wright (32nd round by the Pirates), Keaton Weisz (36th round by the Angels) and Kyle Skeels (36th round by the Cardinals).
Three College of Charleston players were selected Tuesday and Wednesday. Junior Griffin McLarty was chosen by the Orioles with the first pick in the eighth round.
Seniors Dupree Hart, who is from Fort Mill, and Nathan Ocker were taken Wednesday. Hart was chosen by the Nationals in the 26th round and Ocker was chosen by the Indians in the 29th round.