Two Colonials Selected in Major League Baseball Draft

Atlantic 10 All-Conference center fielder Joey Bartosic was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 19th round, and Eddie Muhl was taken in the 25th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Joey Bartosic
Colonial Joey Bartosic was drafted by the Colorado Rockies of MLB.
June 19, 2017

Recent George Washington University graduate and two-time Atlantic 10 All-Conference center fielder Joey Bartosic was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr. Bartosic, a 6-foot-1 right-handed outfielder, recently completed a decorated career by being named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team. As a senior he batted .333 on the season with 14 doubles, one home run and 26 RBIs while swiping a team-best 24 stolen bases. Read his full story.

GW baseball team saw its second player drafted on day three of the MLB First-Year Player Draft when recent graduate Eddie Muhl was taken in the 25th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Read the full story on Mr. Muhl.

The selections of Mr. Muhl and Mr. Bartosic mark the first time the Colonials have had multiple draft picks in the same season since 2010 when Eric Cantrell (seventh round) and Tom Zebroski (45th round) were both selected by the Kansas City Royals.

Eddie Muhl

Eddie Muhl was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the MLB draft.

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