The 2022 Major League Baseball Draft started at 7 p.m. Sunday, and in excess of a small bunch of players with

binds to the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats are wanting to hear their names called during the 20-round occasion.

Driving the way are two U of L commits, third baseman Cam Collier, who turned into the principal Cardinals player or

prospect picked Sunday night, and right-gave pitcher Jacob Miller, as well as rising senior catcher Dalton Rushing,

who almost broke the Cardinals' single-season homer record in 2022. Every one of the three players are projected to be off the board

inside the draft's initial 50 picks, as indicated by prognosticators at The Athletic, Bleacher Report

On the UK side of things, Gold Glove-winning shortstop Ryan Ritter is positioned 169th on MLB.com's main 250 draft possibilities,

meaning he probably should hold on until the fourth round or later to track down a home in the major associations.