Louisville closer Nick Burdi was drafted 46th overall by the Minnesota Twins during Thursday night's first night of the Major League Baseball Draft. Burdi, the All-American closer with a 100 mph fastball, is the highest draft pick in Louisville history.
Minnesota MT @UofLBaseball Burdi (@NickyBurdi19) at 46th becomes highest draft pick in @UofLBaseball history (previous: T.Magnuson, 56th 07)- Howie Lindsey (@howielindsey) June 6, 2014
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Thank you cards fans... So much love for you all #L1C4 #Supers- Nick Burdi (@NickyBurdi19) June 2, 2014
#Louisville RHP Nick Burdi (@NickyBurdi19) selected 46th overall (2nd rd) by the @Twins in @MLBDraft. #L1C4 #MLBDraft pic.twitter.com/Vi8qnz0mIf- Louisville Baseball (@UofLBaseball) June 6, 2014
Life of a closer gotta close it out here- Nick Burdi (@NickyBurdi19) June 6, 2014