Louisville second baseman Nick Solak was the fourth pick of the first night for the Cardinals; Solak was selected No. 62 by the Yankees

University of Louisville second baseman Nick Solak became the fourth Cardinal selected in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday night when Solak was the 62nd pick - the second round - by the New York Yankees.

University of Louisville second baseman Nick Solak added to an already historic night for the University of Louisville baseball program/

Solak became the fourth player taken on the first night of the MLB Draft when he was selected in the second round - 62nd overall - by the New York Yankees. He joins Corey Ray (No. 5), Zack Burdi (26th) and Will Smith (32nd) as the Louisville players taken.

Another native of Illinois, Solak leads the team at .380 this season and missed 19 games with an injured hand. He is a career .347 hitter, with 94 RBI in his three years at U of L. He has five home runs this season.


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