(CBS) The White Sox drafted New Mexico outfielder Luis Gonzalez at No. 87 overall in the third round of the MLB amateur draft Tuesday.
The 21-year-old Gonzalez, who bats and throws lefty, hit .361 with eight homers, 42 RBIs, 62 runs and a .500 on-base percentage in 55 games for the Lobos this past season.
In the fourth round at No. 117 overall, Chicago selected 21-year-old Louisville right-hander Lincoln Henzman, who’s 3-0 with a 1.77 ERA in 25 relief appearances this season for the Cardinals, who have advanced to the College World Series. He’s struck out 36 batters in 35 2/3 innings and walked 10 while holding foes to a .124 batting average.
In the fifth round at No. 147 overall, the White Sox took 21-year-old South Carolina right-hander Tyler Johnson.
In the sixth round, Chicago took 21-year-old Louisville right-hander Kade McClure. The White Sox followed by choosing TCU catcher Evan Skoug in the seventh.
In the eighth round, the White Sox selected 18-year-old prep first baseman Sam Abbott. In the ninth, they took 22-year-old Indiana outfielder Craig Dedelow.