Minnesota Twins draft Ohio State’s Alex Wimmers in 1st round

Alex Wimmers

Alex Wimmers has already distinguished himself on the playing field as an Ohio State Buckeye by becoming the first-ever back-to-back Big Ten Pitcher of the Year.

Wimmers, a draft-eligible junior from Cincinnati and Archbishop Moeller High School, became only the sixth first-round draft pick in Ohio State history when the Minnesota Twins chose him with the 21st pick of the first round in the 2010 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. He joins an exclusive list of Ohio State first-rounders that includes current New York Yankee Nick Swisher, the 16th overall pick of the 2002 first-year player draft.

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