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Baltimore goes with Murphy's bat with sixth-round pick

Baltimore goes with Murphy's bat with sixth-round pick

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Baltimore goes with Murphy's bat with sixth-round pick

Alex Murphy, Baltimore's sixth-round pick, was named the 2013 Gatorade Maryland Baseball Player of the Year and earned All-Metro as a senior. He was a team captain and four-year starter.

In his senior season, Calvert Hall won the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association "A" Conference championship. Murphy also won the championship his junior season with Calvert Hall, the school's second consecutive title and seventh in the past nine years.

Murphy won the home run derby at the Hard 9 Classic, where he beat out 31 other players from 15 teams around Utah and California.

He is committed to Wake Forest.

Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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