BRENHAM -- Former Blinn baseball players Kasey Kalich and Johnny Rizer and former Blinn and Brenham football Caleb Hill were taken in this week’s MLB draft.
Kalich was selected in the fourth round by the Atlanta Braves with the 127th overall pick. He pitched for Blinn in 2018 and Texas A&M this season.
Rizer was taken in the seventh round (198th overall) by the Baltimore Orioles. Rizer transferred to Blinn from Louisiana-Lafayette in 2017 and played one season for the Buccaneers before transferring to TCU.
Hill was taken in the 36th round (1,097th overall) by the Boston Red Sox. Hill played football and baseball at Brenham, then played football at Blinn in 2015-16 before transferring to Montana.