UH sees most players drafted by MLB since 2011UPDATED 8:07 PM HST Jun 07, 2014Video Transcript
50th state.... Welcome to sports, Jahmai Webster back here with you. The University of Hawaii saw the most players drafted out of U.H. since a record SEVEN ball players were taken in 20--11. Rainbow Warriors will see the departure of THREE to a major league baseball dream... 6-6 Junior lefty Scott Squier the first rainbow taken off the board in the 16th round number 467TH overall. Squier went 5-and-5 this season with a 3-48 e-r-a and EIGHTY-ONE strikeouts. Baseball bows went back-to- back, when the White Sox took hold of Big West second teamer Matt Cooper. Coop finished 20--14 6-and-5 with a stingy 1-60 e-r-a, and 106 strikeouts in more than 100- innings of work. Washington native taken 468th overall... White Sox in round number- 30 put in a call to draft Rainbow first baseman Marc Flores with the 888th overall pick. Flores hit 3-05 with FIVE homers and 44 r-b-i this season. Mike Trapasoo and the bows also saw a pair of commitments drafted today as was Mililani graduate Joey Aquino. For a COMPLETE list check kitv.com Here's a couple other guys with 8-0-8 baseball ties. Punahou's Michael Suitor and Campbell's Robert Kahana drafted in the 24th and 32nd rounds. Both guys products of the Kansas Jayhawks. Just when you thought the baseball day couldn't get better, Kaua'i's Kirby Yates called up to the "big show" by the Tampa Bay Rays today where he saw action against the Seattle Mariners. Yates with reliever duties worked 1 1/3 innings of NO- HIT baseball. Kauai high school product on 25-pitches record TWO strikeouts in a 7-4 loss to the M's. In 2-thousand-5 27-year-old was drafted in the 26th round by the Boston Red Sox.