Former area baseball player drafted by Yanks
Hobbs’ grandmother—Lil Cotner— is from Taylor, and his g ra nd fat her—for mer Mi la m Count y Justice of the Peace Martin Hobbs—lives outside of Thorndale.
Hobbs was raised in Taylor until his family moved in 2004 to Las Vegas.
The 6 -foot-2 r ig ht ha nded pitcher was a sophomore at Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ where he was 12-3 with a 3.05 ERA.
Eight Roughriders were taken in the draft.