Wednesday, June 9, 2010

FOUR ACC BASEBALLERS TAKEN IN FIRST ROUND OF MLB DRAFT

Four ACC baseball playres were first-round selections in the 2010 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which got under way Monday night in New York.

North Carolina junior pitcher Matt Harvey (seventh overall, New York Mets) Georgia Tech junior pitcher Deck McGuire (11th overall, Toronto Blue Jays), Miami junior catcher Yasmani Grandal (12th overall, Cincinnati Reds) and Clemson junior outfielder Kyle Parker (26th overall, Colorado Rockies) all heard their names called in the early going.

This marks the 19th consecutive year (1992-2010) that at least one student-athlete from the ACC has been taken in the first round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. It is the ninth time in the last 10 years that conference has seen multiple players taken in the first round.

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