AUSTIN, Texas – Texas junior third baseman Ryan Reynolds was selected by the Chicago Cubs with the 432nd pick in the 14th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

The former Ouachita Christian stalwart started 174 career games in three seasons for the Longhorns, including 168 at third base. He finished his career with 38 doubles and 13 home runs.

As a junior in 2019, Reynolds was the only Longhorns to start every game during the season. He batted .272 with 32 RBI and 24 runs scored, while hitting 11 doubles and four home runs. Named All-Big 12 honorable mention, Reynolds had 15 multiple-hit games and nine multi-RBI games.

Reynolds was the third Texas Longhorn to be drafted in 2019, following RHP Blair Henley (Astros, 7th round, No. 226) and SS David Hamilton (Brewers, 8th round, No. 253)

Additionally, Texas Baseball signees RHP Jared Southard (Angels, 20th round, No. 601), C Silas Ardoin (Rockies, 36th round, No. 1089) and RHP/INF Trey Faltine (Red Sox, 39th round, No. 1187) were selected on day three of the draft. Fellow signee INF Brett Baty was selected 12th overall by the Mets during the first day of the draft on Monday.

 

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