The San Diego Padres picked up Midland native and current Texas Tech outfielder Grant Little with the 74th pick in the Major League Baseball draft.
Little is now a second-round (competitive balance) draft pick. He is currently a sophomore All-American for the Red Raiders.
Little is currently batting .380 on the season with 70 RBIs and 12 home runs.
He played high school baseball at Midland Christian. Now he will make a choice to stay in school or start a pro career.
Texas Tech looks to host Duke in an NCAA Baseball Super Regional. The NCAA will announce dates, times and TV coverage Tuesday at 7 a.m.