Baseball isn’t the first sport that comes to mind when you think of the University of Oklahoma, but no Oklahoma school has sent as many players to the MLB Draft since 2003 as the Sooners. 121 players selected.
Oklahoma State and Oral Roberts round out the top three with 113 and 66 draft picks.
A complete list of all Sooner draft picks can be found on the BaseballCube website.OU has three first-round draft picks since 2018: Kyler Murray, Cade Cavalli and Cade Horton. Is receiving.
Cavalli is the Washington Nationals’ #4 prospect, making his MLB debut in August. Cade Horton is the No. 4 pick for the Chicago Cubs and signed with the Cubs after last year’s draft.
The Oakland Athletics still own MLB rights to Kyler Murray after drafting him in 2018, but Murray’s contract with the Arizona Cardinals is worth more each season than the A’s full salary. there is.
Skip Johnson received a contract extension and a hefty pay raise after OU made it to the national championship. The Sooners skipper receives $750,000 a year and is under contract through his 2026 season.
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