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8 Red Raiders selected as MLB Draft begins day 3

(Texas Tech Athletics)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 3:34 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 13, 2021 at 12:04 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - When you’re a top collegiate program, you have top collegiate players. As day three began of the MLB Draft, eight Red Raiders have been selected.

Leading it off Monday was Brooks Wallace Award winner Cal Conley going in the 4th round with the 126th pick by the Atlanta Braves.

A little later in the 4th, Dru Baker was picked with the 130th selection by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Monterey grad Braxton Fulford was taken in the 6th round with the 170th pick by the Colorado Rockies.

Four Red Raider pitchers were then picked with Mason Montgomery going in the 6th round to Tampa Bay.

Ryan Sublette went to the defending World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers in the 7th round.

Hunter Dobbins was taken in the 8th round by the Boston Red Sox and Patrick Monteverde also went in the 8th round to Miami.

As the 3rd day began for the 2021 MLB Draft, Texas Tech Pitcher Brandon Birdsell was selected in the 11th round by the Minnesota Twins as the 339th overall pick.

The MLB Draft wraps up Tuesday with rounds 11-20.

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