With the 32nd pick in the draft, the Pirates have selected high school outfielder Ke'Bryan Hayes. He's the son of former big league outfielder Charlie Hayes, who was drafted by the Giants in the fourth round in 1983. His son was projected by Keith Law to be taken 24th overall by the Dodgers, while MLB.com also thought he'd go to the Dodgers, but with their compensation pick at 35th. Baseball America didn't place him in their top 36, and expected him to go after the competitive balance round.
Some believed Hayes would rise to the top-10 in today's draft, with the Marlins and Red Sox showing late interest.
Hayes has an "effortless right-handed stroke and focuses on hitting line drives from gap to gap. He can turn on pitches when opponents challenge him inside and should develop average power." He's one of the most advanced high school hitters on the board in 2015, and despite being committed to Tennessee, it shouldn't be a problem when it comes time to try and sign him.