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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Auburn has SEC record-tying 11 players taken in Major League Baseball draft

All 50 rounds of the Major League draft are over and Auburn had 11 players selected.

The Tigers tied UCLA for the most players taken in the draft. The 11 draftees also tied the SEC record that Ole Miss and Georgia both set in 2009.

Auburn's previous high was seven draft picks in 2005 and 2007. The Tigers also had five 2010-11 signees selected.

Here's the full list of this year's picks, starting with players on this year's roster:
  • CF Trent Mummey, 4th round, 118th overall, Baltimore Orioles
  • 1B Hunter Morris, 4th round, 129th overall, Milwaukee Brewers
  • LHP Cole Nelson, 10th round, 313th overall, Detroit Tigers
  • LHP Grant Dayton, 11th round, 347th overall, Florida Marlins
  • RHP Austin Hubbard, 14th round, 431st overall, Tampa Bay Rays
  • C Ryan Jenkins, 17th round, 509th overall, Kansas City Royals
  • LF Brian Fletcher, 18th round, 539th overall, Kansas City Royals
  • DH Kevin Patterson, 23rd round, 701st overall, Tampa Bay Rays
  • RHP Bradley Hendrix, 30th round, 907th overall, Cincinnati Reds
  • OF Justin Fradejas, 35th round, 1,070th overall, Colorado Rockies
  • RHP Stephen Kohlscheen, 45th round, 1,362nd overall, Seattle Mariners
Of that group, only Hubbard and Jenkins are seniors. The rest are juniors.

Here are the 2010-11 signees who were taken:
  • RHP Andrew Morris, 16th round, 489th overall, Milwaukee Brewers
  • IF Zachary Alvord, 18th round, 554th overall, Atlanta Braves
  • RHP Brandon Allen, 18th round, 558th overall, San Francisco Giants
  • OF Jay Gonzalez, 27th round, 833rd overall, Boston Red Sox
  • OF Bryce Lane, 41st round, 1,233rd overall, Houston Astros

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