Greg Peavey Selected By New York Mets In MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 8, 2010

Oregon State right-handed pitcher Greg Peavey has been selected by the New York Mets in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2010 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday.

Peavey is Oregon State's second player to be selected, behind fifth-rounder Tyler Waldron (Pittsburgh).

The selection is the third of Peavey's career as the Vancouver, Wash., native was selected in the 32nd round of the 2009 draft by Houston and in the 24th round of the 2007 draft by the New York Yankees.

Peavey just completed his junior year, in which he was named All-Pacific-10 Conference Honorable Mention and was a two-time Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week. He was second on the club with six wins in 2010, going 6-3, and he posted a 3.64 earned run average in 15 appearances, all of which were starts.

Through three seasons at Oregon State, Peavey is 12-9 with a 4.57 ERA. He has appeared in 43 games, including 32 starts, and has worked 210 2/3 innings, striking out 149 while opponents are hitting .270 against him.

Make sure to stay tuned to osubeavers.com to find out where further Oregon State players are selected in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

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