HOUSTON -- University of Houston junior third baseman Jared Triolo was selected 72nd overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Competitive Balance Round B of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft late Monday night.
JARED TRIOLO (3B) Pittsburgh Pirates | Competitive Balance Round B | Pick 72  
  • Named to The American Athletic Conference Second Team (3B)
  • Posted a .332/.420/.512 slash in 2019
  • Went 72-for-217 with 18 doubles, seven home runs, 44 RBI and 46 runs scored
  • Led Houston in batting average (.332), hits (72), doubles (18) and runs scored (46)
  • Finished 13-for-15 in stolen bases
  • 23 multi-hit games
  • 10 multi-RBI games
  • Named The American Player of the Week on April 22
  • Named to The American Weekly Honor Roll on May 6
  • Named Don Sanders Cup All-Series MVP
  • No. 115 Prospect by Baseball America and No. 146 Prospect by MLB.com
  • Not previously drafted
    HOUSTON -- Three members of University of Houston Baseball program were selected during Wednesday's final day of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft.   Senior first baseman Joe Davis was taken by the Boston Red Sox in the 19th Round (Pick 587).   Junior right-handed reliever Fred Villarreal was tabbed by the Seattle Mariners in the 25th Round (Pick 756).   Junior reliever Devon Roedahl rounded out the draft for Houston being chosen by Boston in the 27th Round (Pick 827).  
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