MLB Draft Day 2 Tracker: CMU’s Marsee and Camilletti Have Names Called

The 2022 MLB Draft continued with rounds 3-10 on Monday. This article will be updated with selections of interest to Northern Michigan, including the Tigers draft picks and selections from Michigan colleges and Michigan high schools.

Round 3:

The Tigers did not have a third round selection in the MLB Draft this year.

Round 4:

Texas Rangers, 109th overall – Brock Porter, RHP, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s

  • Porter was the No. 11 prospect according to MLB.com heading into the draft. Viewed as one of the best high school pitching prospects to ever come out of Michigan, Porter had a 0.41 ERA this season and threw three no-hitters, including one in the state semifinals. He is committed to play at Clemson if he turns down the Rangers.

Detroit Tigers, 117th overall – Troy Melton, RHP, San Diego State

  • A junior at San Diego State this past season, Melton was the 2022 Co-Mountain West Pitcher of the Year and a First Team All-Mountain West selection. Melton threw 65 innings for the Aztecs with a 2.07 ERA, 67 strikeouts and a 5-2 record in 2022.

Round 5:

Detroit Tigers, 147th overall – Luke Gold, 3B, Boston College

  • Gold was a junior at Boston College this season and hit .308 with nine home runs and 37 RBI. He was All-ACC Second Team in 2022.

Round 6:

Detroit Tigers, 177th overall – Danny Serretti, SS, North Carolina

  • The Tigers took a second straight infielder from the ACC in Serretti, a junior for the Tar Heels in 2022. He hit .365 with 10 home runs and 54 RBI while earning All-ACC Second Team honors. He started all 64 games at shortstop.

San Diego Padres, 180th overall – Jakob Marsee, OF, Central Michigan and the Traverse City Pit Spitters

  • Marsee hit .345 with seven home runs for the Chippewas in 2022.  He’s been playing with the Traverse City Pit Spitters this summer and leads the team with a .343 batting average in 17 games.

Round 7:

Detroit Tigers, 207th overall – Seth Stephenson, OF, Tennessee

  • A junior on the No. 1 team in college baseball this season, Stephenson hit .339 with four home runs and 28 RBI. He started 46 games for the Volunteers.

Round 8:

Baltimore Orioles, 227th overall – Cameron Weston, P, Michigan

  • Weston threw 81.2 innings for the Wolverines in 2022 and went 5-4 with a 4.74 ERA. In the preseason, he was ranked as the No. 4 MLB Draft prospect in the Big Ten.

Detroit Tigers, 237th overall – Jake Miller, P, Valparaiso

  • Miller started 11 games for the Crusaders, striking out 75 in just 61.1 innings for work, amassing a 6-2 record with a 5.58 ERA.

Chicago White Sox, 251st overall, Mario Camilletti, 2B, Central Michigan

  • Camilletti led the Chippewas to back-to-back NCAA regional appearances, and he earned a 1st team All-American selection from the ABCA as a senior at CMU, where he hit .376 with 51 RBI and 74 runs scored.  As a junior at CMU, he led the nation in walks with 61. Camilletti spent two seasons with the Traverse City Pit Spitters, leading them to Northwoods League Championships in both 2019 and 2021.

Round 9:

Detroit Tigers, 267th overall – Andrew Jenkins, 1B, Georgia Tech

  • Jenkins played in 60 games for Georgia Tech as a sophomore in 2022, hitting .381 with 17 home runs and 70 RBI for one of the more explosive offenses in college baseball.  He helped lead the Yellowjackets to the NCAA regional round of tournament play.

Los Angeles Angels, 268th overall – Joe Stewart, OF, Michigan

  • After a 4-year career at Michigan State, Stewart played a final year of college baseball at the University of Michigan, where he hit .349 with 73 runs scored, 13 home runs, and 56 RBI.

Round 10:

Detroit Tigers, 297th overall – Trevin Michael, P, Oklahoma

  • As a graduate student transfer from Lamar University, Michael helped lead the Sooners to the College World Series in 2022, pitching 71.2 innings, racking up 95 strikeouts and a 4-2 record with 10 saves. During the NCAA Tournament, Michael appeared in 8 games for Oklahoma, only allowing 4 runs in 19.2 innings of work.

On day one of the draft, the Tigers took Texas Tech second baseman Jace Jung with the 12th overall pick and Oklahoma shortstop Peyton Graham with the 51st overall pick.  Meanwhile, Michigan outfielder Clark Elliott was drafted by the Oakland A’s with the 69th overall pick and Central Michigan pitcher Andrew Taylor was selected by the Houston Astros with the 80th overall pick.