OMAHA, Neb. -- For a guy who doesn't hit many home runs, John Norwood's timing was impeccable.
NASHVILLE -- The Vanderbilt Commodores weren't quite sure what to think of themselves a few weeks ago.
The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Stanford ace Mark Appel with the No. 8 overall pick in the MLB Draft.
Many prognosticators thought he would be selected with the No.1 overall pick.