INF Joey Hawkins 40th Round (1211st Overall)- St. Louis Cardinals [Signed]

With the 26th pick of the 40th round (1211st overall) the St. Louis Cardinals selected collegiate infielder Joey Hawkins.

Hawkins has come to terms with the Cardinals.

 Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Hometown: Whitby Ontario,

Teams: Missouri State University, Ontario Blue Jays

Coaches:  Dan Bleiwas, Keith Guttin

Scout: Charles Peterson

Rated: 14th on Baseball America's top 14 prospects from Missouri

What they're saying: Helped Missouri State win Springfield, Mo. regional ... Won conference defensive honors ... Has started 160 of 163 games his his last three seasons ... Six doubles, two triples, two homers, 28 RBIs ... .264 Avg. .658 OPS in 58 games ... 4-for-6 stealing bases ... Opener of Super Regional will be his 200th ... Last spring: six doubles, 19 RBIs ... .243 Avg. in 57 games, .602 OPS.