LA North: Pirates pick Hart's Tyler Glasnow in fifth round of MLB draft

Hart High’s Tyler Glasnow was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday.

The right-hander, listed at 6 feet 7 and 200 pounds, is committed to the University of Portland

He was one of eight prep players from the LA North region selected on the second day of the draft.

Newbury Park’s Danny Keller, Golden Valley’s Scott Barlow and Campbell Hall’s Adam Ehrlich were taken in the sixth round.

Keller, a right-handed pitcher, was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers with the 191st pick.

Barlow, another right-handed starter, was picked by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 194th pick. He has a scholarship offer from Fresno State.

Ehrlich, a catcher, was taken with the 200th pick by the St. Louis Cardinals.

Oaks Christian’s Trevor Gretzky, the son of NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, was taken in the seventh round by the Chicago Cubs. The left-handed first baseman was expected to go to San Diego State.

Two players went in the 17th round. Chatsworth outfielder Aaron Brown was picked by the Pittsburgh Pieates. The New York Yankees took Chaminade right-handed starter Mathew Troupe.

Oxnard infielder Austin Davidson went to the Boston Red Sox in the 21st round.