2 former Braves to help introduce 2019 baseball draft selections

Two former Braves will be among the 18 former players representing teams during major league’s amateur draft.

The draft spans three days, staring with the first 41 selections being made June 3 (7 p.m., MLB Network).

Terry Pendleton, the 1991 NL MVP and batting champion, and 1974 NL batting champion Ralph Garr will be on had during the presentation.

For the second time in league history, the Baltimore Orioles will have the first overall selection. The Braves will pick ninth — as compensation for failing to sign 2018 8th overall pick Carter Stewart — and 21st in the first round.

Atlanta’s most recent top picks include:

• 2018: Pitcher Carter Stewart (8th overall), did not sign; will play in Japan 
2017: Pitcher Kyle Wright (5th), made his Braves debut September 2018 
2016: Pitchers Ian Anderson (3rd) and Joey Wentz (40th), both play in Double-A Mississippi
2015: Pitcher Kolby Allard (14th), made his Braves debut in July 2018; Third-baseman-turned-left-fielder Austin Riley (41st) made his Atlanta debut in May 2019 
2014: Outfielder and first baseman Braxton Davidson played at Advanced Single-A Florida last season