Ross Detwiler, a left handed pitcher for Missouri State last year was the Washington National’s first round draft pick in this year’s MLB draft, going sixth overall. Detwiler is the highest draft pick ever chosen from Missouri State and the second highest ever from the Missouri Valley Conference.
Ross is in Florida, on the Nationals Gulf Coast League team. He’s preparing to move up to Class A Potomac in a couple of weeks.
Missourinet Sports Director Bill Pollock spent a couple of minutes with Ross on the phone. Click on the link to hear the interview.