UCLA's Dave Huff Selected 39th Overall In MLB Draft

June 6, 2006

Los Angeles - UCLA junior LHP Dave Huff was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the 39th overall pick in the supplemental first round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. Huff was the first player chosen by the Cleveland Indians organization in the draft.

Huff, from Huntington Beach, Calif., becomes the first Bruin selected in the first round of the MLB Draft since UCLA pitcher Josh Karp was selected by the Montreal Expos in 2001.

Huff was a workhorse for the UCLA pitching staff this year, and was a First Team All-Pac-10 selection. In eight Pac-10 starts, Huff has tossed 68.1 innings, with a 4-1 record, a 2.77 ERA, and 49 strikeouts. Huff went nine or more inning in four-straight Pac-10 outings, and five of his first six Pac-10 starts. On the season, Huff finished with a 7-4 record, a 2.98 ERA, three complete-game victories, and 100 strikeouts in 129.2 innings pitched. During the regular season, Huff ranked second overall in the Pac-10 in innings pitched, third in strikeouts, and fifth in ERA.

Follow the draft live at, MLB.com , as more UCLA Bruins are expected to be selected.

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