Hudson was recommended by area scout Stan Zielinski, Wilson was recommended by area scout Daniel Carte and Kellogg was recommended by area scout Steve McFarland.
Hudson, 18, went 10-2 with five shutouts and a 0.50 ERA in 70.1 innings while striking out 152 hitters in 15 appearances (13 starts) for the Alton Redbirds this past season. The southpaw limited opponents to a .138 batting average to go along with a 0.90 WHIP. He averaged 19.45 strikeouts per nine innings all while posting a 5.24 strikeout to walk ratio (29 walks).
The six-foot, eight-inch 220-pound lefthander, who has committed to the University of Missouri, helped lead the Redbirds to a school-record 30 wins in 2015, including a second-place tie in the Southwestern Conference with an 11-3 mark. He finished his career at Alton High School with a school record 25 wins and 323 strikeouts, while posting a 1.32 ERA (29 ER/198.0 IP). Hudson is a three-time All Southwestern Conference pitcher, a two-time All-State Performer for the Illinois Coaches Association and a two-time All-State Performer for Prep Baseball Report.
Wilson, 18, batted .545 with a 1.000 slugging percentage, 30 RBI and 30 stolen bases for the Canton South Wildcats this season. The left-handed hitting outfielder led the Wildcats to their first Division II regional final appearance in school history and to their fourth-consecutive district title. He was named to the Central - All Region First Team and was honored as a 2015 Perfect Game Second Team All-American. He has committed to Vanderbilt University.
Kellogg, 21, went 9-2 with two complete games (one shutout) and a 3.60 ERA (46 ER/115.0 IP) in 16 starts for Arizona State this season. The southpaw led the Sun Devils in wins for the third-straight season, and recorded a career-best 92 strikeouts compared to just 23 walks while limiting opponents to a .274 batting average (121-for-441). He tossed a five-hit, complete game shutout to go along with a season-best 11 strikeouts, May 14 vs. Washington State. The junior became just the eighth Sun Devil in school history to be honored as a three-time First Team All-Pac-12 member.
A three-year letter winner, Kellogg's 28-career wins rank 10th in school history and fourth among left-handed pitchers. His 62 walks in three years are the fewest in school history among pitchers with at least 300.0 career innings. As a freshman, he tossed the 10th no-hitter in Pac-10/12 history, March 23, 2013 at Oregon State, en route to earning Freshman All-America honors from Baseball America and Louisville Slugger.
Through the first two days, the Cubs have selected six pitchers (three right-handed and three left-handed), three outfielders and one infielder. Additionally, the Cubs have selected eight college players and two high school players.
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