The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected catcher Wyatt Mathisen with the
club's second round pick in the annual First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by
Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Scouting.
As a senior this year at Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mathisen hit .433 with 13
home runs and 40 RBI while being ranked by Baseball America as the 25th-best position player
and 47th-best prospect overall in this year's draft.
As a junior at Calallen High School, Mathisen was named to the All-State Tournament team, a
District 31-4A MVP, a Max Prep All-American, Perfect Game USA All-American, the South Texas
Player-of-the-Year and was a member of the Texas Rangers Area Code team.