A look at all the 2023 MLB draft picks from


St. Louis-area colleges fared well in seeing their players drafted in the 2023 MLB draft this week in Seattle.

Mizzou led all local schools with four draftees, but Missouri State’s three draftees were all taken in the first 10 rounds.


Austin Troesser, P

Western Carolina Baseball

Western Carolina’s Zach Franklin (21) during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, March 26, 2021, in Cullowhee, N.C. (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)

Zach Franklin, P

Missouri Baseball

Missouri pitcher Chandler Murphy during an NCAA Baseball game on Friday, March 17, 2023 in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)

Chandler Murphy, P

Luke Mann, 3B

Missouri State

Oklahoma St Missouri St Baseball

Missouri State’s Spencer Nivens during an NCAA baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 in Springfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Spencer Nivens, OF

Jake Eddington, P

Hayden Minton, P

SIU Edwardsville

Southern Illinois Edwardsville Baseball

Southern Illinois Edwardsville outfielder Avery Owusu-Asiedu (25) bats during an NCAA baseball game against Memphis on Sunday, March 20, 2022 in Memphis. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Avery Owusu-Asiedu, OF

St. Dominic vs. Westminster baseball

Westminster’s Brennan Orf swings during a Class 4 state quarterfinal baseball game against St. Dominic on Friday, May 24, 2019 at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Mo. Paul Kopsky, STLhighschoolsports.com

Brennan Orf, OF

SIU Carbondale

Southern Illinois Austin Peay Baseball

Southern Illinois player Pier-Olivier Boucher competes during an NCAA baseball game against Austin Peay on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in Clarksville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Pier-Olivier Boucher, OF

Paul Bonzagni, P


Murray St Baseball

Murray State’s Jack Wenninger throws to a batter during an NCAA baseball game against Tennessee Tech on Friday, April 2, 2021, in Cookeville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Jack Wenninger, P

Riley Gowens, P

Illinois State

Elijah Dale, P

Derek Salata, P

Edwardsville vs. O'Fallon

Edwardsville’s Chase Gockel (6) delivers to the plate during the Class 4A Edwardsville Regional championship game 4 at Tom Pile Field on Friday, May 25, 2018 in Edwardsville, Ill. Paul Halfacre | STLhighschoolsports.com


Chase Gockel, P

Eastern Illinois

Ryan Ignoffo, Two-way player

In today’s 10 a.m. “Ten Hochman” video — brought to you by Siteman Cancer Center and Window Nation — Ben Hochman discusses the Major League Baseball All-Star Game and suggests three ways to improve the viewing experience. Also, a happy birthday shoutout to Scipio Spinks! And as always, Hochman picks a random St. Louis Cards card from the hat!

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