Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
14 437 Florida Marlins Danny Black 2B Okla. $125,000
17 527 Florida Marlins Zach Neal RHP Okla.
Neal began his college career at Sam Houston State before transferring to Howard (Texas) JC, where he went 13-0 and was part of a 63-1 national championship team in 2009. He has had no trouble making the jump from juco ball to the Big 12 Conference. He seized Oklahoma's Friday-night starter job, and the Sooners won 12 of his 14 regular-season starts this season. Neal works at 88-93 mph with his fastball and holds his velocity into the late innings. His No. 2 pitch is a tight slider, and when he's at his best opponents have trouble telling it apart from his heater. He also has a changeup and a show-me curveball. He throws tons of strikes, and though he's just 6-foot-2 and 209 pounds, he does a good job of pitching down in the zone. Scouts love the way he competes, and he has gone 36-4 during the last four springs. Neal went undrafted in 2009 because of his commitment to Oklahoma, but he should be signable as a fifth- to seventh-rounder this June.
18 556 Texas Rangers Garrett Buechele 3B Okla.
Garrett Buechele originally planned to attend Kansas, but balked when the Jayhawks wanted to make him a catcher. He transferred to Oklahoma and sat out 2008 in accordance with transfer rules. He led the Big 12 Conference in hitting with a .396 average in 2009, then batted .393 entering NCAA regional play this spring. The 6-foot, 197-pounder has a feel for hitting and decent righthanded power potential. A third baseman like his father Steve, who played 11 seasons in the majors, Buechele has good hands and instincts and enough arm at the hot corner. His lack of athleticism and speed, as well as his extra leverage as a redshirt sophomore, may drive him down in the draft.
22 661 Arizona Diamondbacks Jeremy Erben RHP Okla.
Erben throws hard (91-92 to 94 mph) and can work multiple innings. He also throws a hard curveball.
28 843 Houston Astros Jason Chowning RHP Okla.