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St. Louis Cardinals sign six more draftees bringing total to 13


ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 12, 2013 - The St. Louis Cardinals signed six more players today from the 2013 June First-Year player draft bringing their total signed to 13, announced Scouting Director Dan Kantrovitz.

Three draft picks in the first 10 rounds signed with the Cardinals as well as a local product from O'Fallon, Mo.   The Cardinals signed seven players yesterday.

Today's list includes pitcher Ian McKinney (5th round, Boone HS), pitcher Jimmy Reed (6th round, Maryland), shortstop Chris Rivera (7th round, El Dorado HS), outfielder Devante Lacy (24th round, Cedar Valley College), pitcher Blake McKnight (38th round, Evangel University) and pitcher Kevin Herget (39th round, Kean University).


Rd., Player (overall pick)          Pos.        B-T     Ht.      Wt.     School                                                       Hometown                     



  5. Ian McKinney (155)            LHP        L-L      5-11   185    Boone High School                              Orlando, Fla.


  6. Jimmy Reed (185)                LHP        L-L      6-0     177    University of Maryland                      Gaithersburg, Md.


  7. Chris Rivera (215)               SS           R-R     6-1     185    El Dorado High School                        Placentia, Calif.


  9. Nick Petree (275)                    RHP        R-R     6-1      195     Missouri State University                     Clinton, Mo.


14. Elier Rodriguez (425)            C              S-R      6-2      210     Immaculata-LaSalle High School         Miami, Fla.


21. Zach Loraine (635)                 RHP        R-R     6-3      205     Coker College (SC)                                  Lake St. Louis, Mo.


22. Luke Voit (665)                       C              R-R     6-3      225     Missouri State University                     Wildwood, Mo.


24. Devante Lacy (725)             OF           R-R     5-9     180    Cedar Valley College (TX)                  Fort Worth, Texas


27. Jake Stone (815)                      1B           L-R      6-0      220     Tennessee Wesleyan University         Wilmington, N.C.


34. Nick Lomascolo (1,025)        LHP        R-L      6-1      185     Catawba College (SC)                              Mooresville, N.C.


35. Vaughn Bryan (1,055)            OF           S-R      6-0      185     Broward College (FL)                             Sunrise, Fla.


38. Blake McKnight (1,145)    RHP       R-R     6-0     182    Evangel University                              O'Fallon, Mo.


39. Kevin Herget (1,175)         RHP       L-R     5-11   185    Kean University (NJ)                           Park Ridge, N.J.

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