Padres select Wolf in fourth round of 2021 MLB Draft

More WVU Sports

When he wasn’t selected in last summer’s draft, he tweeted that he would “forever remember this feeling.” 

Today, Jackson Wolf had his moment: WVU’s star pitcher was selected in the fourth round of the 2021 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres at No. 129 overall. 

Wolf becomes the first Mountaineer selected in the draft since a 2019 draft class that produced a WVU record for draft picks. According to the official draft tracker on MLB.com, the approximate value of the No. 129 pick in this year’s draft is $438,700. 

Wolf was an All-Big 12 Second-Team selection and All-Tournament Team honoree after tossing a complete-game gem vs. Texas to lift WVU to a win at last spring’s Big 12 tournament. Wolf also ranked third among Big 12 pitchers in strikeouts with 104. 

Stick with GoldAndBlueNation.com for more coverage of the MLB Draft. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More on the Mountaineers

More Gold and Blue Nation

Mountaineer GameDay

Follow GBN on Twitter!

Link to 12 things you need to know page

WBOY 12 News Facebook Page

Trending Stories