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Lefty Doing All Right: Mounds View's Hentges Soon-To-Be MLB Draft Pick

Updated: 06/03/2014 7:12 PM
Created: 06/03/2014 7:10 PM KSTP.com

Mounds View left-handed pitcher and first baseman Sam Hentges has a busy week: Graduation Monday, playing for a berth in the state tournament Wednesday, the MLB draft Thursday-Saturday, and a graduation party over the weekend.

A source tells KSTP that the Twins, Indians, Marlins, Blue Jays, and Orioles are showing the most interest in Hentges. Depending on signability, Hentges could go as high as the second or third round. If the signing bonus offer doesn't add up, he can always use his baseball scholarship to Arkansas.

*Click the video box above to see Chris Long's story on Hentges' fascinating week, and his thoughts on repeating as state champs

Mounds View P/1B and top MLB Draft Prospect Sam Hentges
KSTP: Chris Long

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