staff, staff, June 6, 2012

The 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft wrapped up Wednesday, with Rounds 16-40, and a total of 30 Big Ten products were selected during the three-day event. You can relive the entire draft with's Draft Tracker. On Monday, Purdue catcher and Big Ten Player of the Year Kevin Plawecki was taken with the 35th pick by the New York Mets. See all the Big Ten selections in this post, along with tweets and video. Also, visit's Draft Central for all your draft needs.

Big Ten Players Selected
35. C Kevin Plawecki, Jr., Purdue – New York Mets

218. 3B Cameron Perkins, Jr., Purdue – Philadelphia Phillies

252. 3B/OF Torsten Boss, Jr., Michigan State – Baltimore Orioles

268. P Joe Kurrasch, So., Penn State – San Francisco Giants

287. P Nick Wittgren, Jr., Purdue – Miami Marlins

291. 2B Micah Johnson, Jr., Indiana – Chicago White Sox

314. P Chad Martin, Sr., Indiana – Chicago Cubs

347. P Matt Milroy, Jr., Illinois – Miami Marlins

348. P T.J. Oakes, Jr. Minnesota – Colorado Rockies

418. 2B Ryan Jones, Jr., Michigan State – San Francisco Giants

441. P Tony Bucciferro, Sr., Michigan State – Chicago White Sox

556. P John Kuchno, So., Ohio State – Pittsburgh Pirates

646. 3B Jordan Steranka, Sr., Penn State – Pittsburgh Pirates

692. CF Willie Argo, Sr., Illinois – Tampa Bay Rays

700. P Travis Huber, Jr., Nebraska – Minnesota Twins

706. P Lance Breedlove, Sr., Purdue – Pittsburgh Pirates

711. CF Kale Kiser, Sr., Nebraska – Chicago White Sox

713. C Richard Stock, Jr., Nebraska – Cleveland Indians

723.  P Matt Dermody, Jr., Iowa – Arizona Diamondbacks

781. OF Khiry Cooper, Jr., Nebraska – Boston Red Sox

806. 3B Jordan Parr, So., Illinois – Los Angeles Dodgers

883. P John Walter, Jr., Penn State – Kansas City Royals

885. 2B Eric Charles, Sr., Purdue – San Diego Padres

936. OF Barrett Serrato, Sr., Purdue – Texas Rangers

967. P Kevin Johnson, Jr., Illinois – New York Yankees

1005. P Tony Wieber, Jr., Michigan State – San Diego Padres

1014. 2B Mike McQuillan, Sr., Iowa – Washington Nationals

1067 CF Chad Christensen, Jr., Nebraska – Miami Marlins

1202. C Geoff Rowan, Sr., Northwestern  – Tampa Bay Rays

1210. P Brad Schreiber, Jr., Purdue – Minnesota Twins