Oregon State left-handed pitcher Luke Heimlich — one of the nation’s top hurler, who also pleaded guilty as a teenager five years ago to molesting a 6-year-old girl — has not been picked after the first 10 rounds of the MLB draft were completed on Tuesday. Heimlich, originally projected as a third- or fourth-round pick, was asked to be excused from the team last weekend after a story detailing his criminal history was reported by The Oregonian/Oregon Live last Thursday. Heimlich was 11-1 with a 0.76 ERA for top-ranked Oregon State, which will play in the College World Series without him. In taking leave of the team, Heimlich said in the statement that he didn’t want to be a distraction to the team. Luke Heimlich… Next »
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