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Major League Baseball Draft Round-up

June 8, 2007

Tallahassee, Fla. – The 2007 Major League Baseball Draft has come to a close with eight Florida State student-athletes selected. Tony Thomas, Jr. was the first Seminole selected as he was drafted with the 97th overall pick in the third round by the Chicago Cubs. Here is a run down of the eight Seminole draftees in 2007:

Tony Thomas, Jr., 3rd Round, 97th Pick, Chicago Cubs

Mark Gildea, 9th Round, 280th Pick, Washington Nationals

Mark Hallberg, 9th Round, 283rd Pick, Arizona Diamondbacks

Bryan Henry, 12th Round, 373rd Pick, Arizona Diamondbacks

Ryan Strauss, 35th Round, 1077th Pick, Minnesota Twins

Danny Rosen, 41st Round, 1226th Pick, Arizona Diamondbacks

Jack Rye, 46th Round, 1355th Pick, San Francisco Giants

Brandon Reichert, 49th Round, 1418th Pick, Colorado Rockies

The eight selections in this year’s draft are the most since 2003 when Florida State had eight student-athletes picked. Ironically, the Chicago Cubs took the first Seminole in 2003 selecting catcher Tony Richie in the fourth round.

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