SAN DIEGO -- Former Twins third baseman Corey Koskie will represent the organization in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft next month.
Koskie and area scout John Wilson are set to represent the team at MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J.
The Twins have the No. 5 overall selection in the Draft, which begins on June 5. It's the third straight year they've had a top-five pick, as they also had the No. 2 pick in 2012 and the No. 4 pick in '13. Koskie, 40, played seven seasons with the Twins from 1998-2004. He hit .280/.373/.463 with 101 homers and 437 RBIs in 816 games with Minnesota. The Canada native was originally drafted by the Twins in the 26th round of the 1994 First-Year Player Draft.
The 2014 Draft will take place on June 5-7, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on Thursday, June 5, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 74 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. MLB.com's exclusive coverage of the second and third days will begin with a live Draft show at 12:30 p.m. ET on June 6.
MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. Every selection will be tweeted live from @MLBDraftTracker, and you can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.