The Chicago White Sox selected SS Nicholas Basto with their fifth round selection and the No. 171 overall pick. Basto played at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Florida with first-round pick RHP Nick Travieso of the Cincinnati Reds.
The White Sox have moved all around the field with their picks so far in the draft, looking to improve their farm system ranked among the worst in the MLB. Here is a look at their selections thus far in the 2012 MLB Draft:
- OF Courtney Hawkins (No. 13 overall)
- 1B Keon Barnum (No. 48)
- RHP Chris Beck (No. 76)
- 2B Joey DeMichele (No. 108)
- RHP Brandon Brennan (No. 141)
- SS Nicholas Basto (No. 171)
The White Sox are next on the clock at pick No. 201. If you want to follow along, check it out live on MLB.com.
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