Former Chinook Tyler Shyrock Drafted by Chicago

Shyrock headlines group of 3 former players drafted by Major League Clubs

The White Sox selected former Chinooks infielder Tyler Shyrock in the 12th Round of this week’s Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.

Tyler played in the Alaskan League each of the past two seasons. The talented young infielder from California was with the team in Fairbanks (then known as the AIA Fire) in 2011 and made the move to Chugiak-Eagle River in 2012 as a member of the inaugural Chinooks ball club.

Ben Heller, a teammate of Shryock on the 2011 Fire, was chosen in the twenty- second round, number 651 overall, by the Cleveland Indians.

Joining Shryock in the White Sox organization is Troy Wimmer, a member of the 2009 Fire. He was chosen as number 693 in the twenty-third round.

Shyrock was the 363rd overall pick in the draft.