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Kjerstad, Martin focused on season

FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas baseball team has had eight first-round picks in the Major League Baseball Draft, but never two in the same year.

That could change in 2020 if preseason projections are on target.

Outfielder Heston Kjerstad and shortstop Casey Martin -- both draft-eligible juniors -- are ranked as first-round picks by and Baseball America. has Kjerstad as the No. 13 draft prospect and Martin at No. 15. Baseball America has Martin at No. 13 and Kjerstad at No. 25.

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