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Lakeview Grad Jake Bivens Drafted by the Tigers

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The Tigers took 30 more players in baseball’s three-day draft, including 2014 Lakeview High School Graduate Jake Bivens.

Michigan AthleticsBivens was the 27th selection by the Tigers.   Bivens, an infielder, just finished his junior year at Michigan, where he’s batting .318 over three seasons with the Wolverines. Bivens was an All-Big Ten third team selection in 2016.   Also drafted was Bivens’ teammate, left handed pitcher Grant Reuss.  The Tigers drafted 40 players overall.  21 of those picks were pitchers. Michigan had a school record 11 players drafted by Major League teams.

The list of players selected by the Tigers in the 2017 draft is as follows:
 
Rd.
Player
Position
Ht.
Wt.
B/T
Age
School
1
Alex Faedo
RHP
6-5
220
R/R
21
University of Florida
2
Reynaldo Rivera
OF
6-6
250
L/R
21
Chipola College
3
Joey Morgan
C
6-0
205
R/R
20
University of Washington
4
Gio Arriera
RHP
6-2
220
R/R
19
Palm Beach State College
5
Sam McMillan
C
6-0
190
R/R
18
Suwannee HS (FL)
6
Dane Myers
RHP
6-2
205
R/R
21
Rice University
7
Brad Bass
RHP
6-6
250
R/R
21
University of Notre Dame
8
Max Green
LHP
6-1
175
L/L
21
Pepperdine University
9
Luke Burch
OF
6-2
185
L/L
23
Kent State University
10
Garrett McCain
OF
6-0
185
R/L
21
Oklahoma State University
11
Garett King
RHP
6-4
189
R/R
21
California Baptist University
12
Will Vest
RHP
6-0
180
R/R
22
Stephen F. Austin St. University
13
Cole Peterson
SS
5-11
160
L/R
21
St. Bonaventure University
14
Antoine Mistico
CF
5-10
175
L/R
19
Chandler HS (AZ)
15
Teddy Hoffman
RF
6-0
200
R/R
20
Texas State University
16
Carson Lance
RHP
6-5
240
R/R
22
Lamar University
17
Billy Lescher
RHP
6-4
215
R/R
21
University of Pennsylvania
18
Dylan Rosa
LF
6-2
210
R/R
20
Kent State University
19
Ryan Karstetter
3B
6-4
210
R/R
20
State College of Florida Manatee – Sarasota
20
Dylan Burdeaux
1B
6-2
230
R/R
23
University of Southern Mississippi
21
Jordan Pearce
3B
6-2
200
L/R
21
University of Nevada Reno
22
Colby Bortles
3B
6-5
225
R/R
22
University of Mississippi
23
Mitchell Stalsberg
LHP
6-1
200
L/L
21
Winona State University
24
Jordan Knutson
LHP
6-0
175
R/L
22
Missouri State University
25
Dylan Stock
RHP
6-4
195
R/R
20
Binghamton University
26
Drew Crosby
LHP
6-0
196
R/L
21
University of Memphis
27
Jake Bivens
UTL
6-1
185
L/R
22
University of Michigan
28
Cameron Warner
2B
6-2
188
R/R
23
Texas Christian University
29
Grant Reuss
LHP
6-5
230
R/L
21
University of Michigan
30
Kyle Thomas
RHP
6-3
195
R/R
22
University of Northwestern Ohio
31
Nick Storz
RHP
6-6
242
R/R
19
Poly Prep Country Day School (NY)
32
Drew Carlton
RHP
6-1
207
R/R
21
Florida State University
33
Jake Nelson
RHP
6-3
215
R/R
20
University of Pennsylvania
34
Ronell Coleman
CF
5-5
155
S/R
22
Vanderbilt University
35
Jeff Criswell
RHP
6-2
201
R/R
18
Portage Central HS (MI)
36
Jesse Heikkinen
LHP
6-1
180
L/L
18
Holt HS (MI)
37
Shane Cooper
SS
5-11
185
R/R
22
Hutchinson CC
38
Steven Mann
CF
5-10
190
R/R
18
Detroit Country Day School (MI)
39
Jack Leftwich
RHP
6-3
205
R/R
18
TNXL Academy (FL)
40
Rhys Cratty
2B
5-11
185
R/R
18
Langley SS (British Columbia)

 

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