Lakeland HS Grad Yordy Cabrera Drafted by Athletics

The Oakland Athletics chose Lakeland High School grad Yordy Cabrera with the 60th overall pick in the second round of the MLB draft. A shortstop, Cabrera has committed to the University of Miami and has not yet decided if he will skip college and sign with Oakland. His father, Basilio Cabrera, manages the Gulf Coast League Tigers.

2009 Aug 4 #7 Yordy Cabrera
Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local