Missouri baseball players wait for MLB Draft results - KMOV.com

Missouri baseball players wait for MLB Draft results

COLUMBIA - Several members of the Missouri baseball team are waiting to see what team will select them Tuesday in Major League Baseball's amateur draft.

Kyle Gibson, this season's Friday night starter for the Tigers, has been predicted to be chosen as high as the top five, but that became questionable after Gibson's last start of the season.

In an eight-inning, shutout performance in an NCAA regional game against Monmouth, Gibson threw his sinking fastball in the mid-80 mph range, a far cry from the 91-to-93 mph range Gibson displayed throughout the 2009 season. The speculation came after Gibson mentioned forearm soreness, a common precursor to elbow problems. Gibson went in for an MRI, and found a stress fracture in his right forearm.

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