Cleveland Guardians select LHP Parker Messick with No. 54 overall pick in MLB Draft

Florida State pitcher Parker Messick (15) throws a pitch against UCLA during an NCAA baseball...
Florida State pitcher Parker Messick (15) throws a pitch against UCLA during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, June 3, 2022 in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)(Butch Dill | AP)
Published: Jul. 17, 2022 at 11:31 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Guardians selected LHP Parker Messick with the No. 54 overall pick in the MLB draft.

Messick, the Florida State product, had a 16-8 record with a 3.10 ERA during his time with the Seminoles.

Messick also racked up a career total of 200.1 IP with 1 save.

This is the third player the Guardians drafted on night one, following Chase DeLauter at No. 16 and Jason Campbell at No. 37.

The Guardians will now have the 30th pick in every round following this selection.

The Guardians are second in the AL Central with a record of 46-44 as of the first round of the draft.

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