The 3rd Man In

John Doxakis refines his skills at Texas A&M

John Doxakis

John Doxakis received little interest from major league teams as a senior at Lamar High in Houston in 2016. He spoke with two teams but went undrafted and honored his commitment to Texas A&M.

Although every baseball player dreams of starting a professional career, Doxakis was eager to attend Texas A&M due to his family’s history at the university. The university’s academics also stood out to Doxakis, who’s pursuing a degree in agricultural business.

In his three years at Texas A&M, Doxakis has refined his skills and improved his MLB draft stock. He’s one of the top college left-handed pitchers in June’s draft class and likely will be an early-round selection. 

“I made that commitment to myself to not worry about the draft as long as I can,” Doxakis said.“I am still not thinking about it too much. Obviously, you know it’s there. It hasn’t bothered me this season.”

Continue reading about John Doxakis and his development at BaseballProspectJournal.com here.

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