The Dallas Tigers Blake Beavans was drafted in the first round by the Texas Rangers as the No. 17 overall pick. Blake played in the club for seven years under head coach Linty Ingram. Blake was recently selected by Baseball America as the National Youth Player of the Year. As a member of the USA Junior National Team, Blake threw a complete game, 7 hit shut out with 11 strikeouts to defeat Cuba, the defending IBAF Junior World Champions, in Ciego de Avila, Cuba on September 26, 2006.