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ASU southpaw Rob Marcello was the first of four Mountaineers selected in the recent Major
League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Photo courtesy ASU Athletics

Originally published: 2013-06-19 11:51:47
Last modified: 2013-06-19 11:51:47

ASU Mountaineers sports roundup

A school-record-tying four ASU baseball players were selected during the 2013 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, which concluded on Saturday, June 8.

The Philadelphia Phillies picked senior left-handed pitcher Rob Marcello in the 17th round (511th overall selection), the New York Yankees tabbed both junior right-handed pitcher Sam Agnew-Wieland in the 24th round (734th overall) and senior second baseman Hector Crespo in the 34th round (1,034th overall), while the San Francisco Giants selected senior shortstop Will Callaway in the 37th round (1,122nd overall) of the 40-round draft.

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