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MLB Draft 2017: Tracking Maryland baseball’s selections

It’s the final day of the draft. Here’s who’s been taken, and who’s still eligible.

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The last day of the 2017 MLB Draft is about to begin. Maryland has two players off the board already: Kevin Smith went to the Blue Jays in the fourth round, while Brian Shaffer was drafted by the Diamondbacks in the sixth round.

On Monday, Greg Goldstein looked at the prospects of Smith, Shaffer and Marty Costes before the draft. Earlier today, he went in-depth on Maryland’s other draft hopefuls. It’s almost impossible to predict the last 30 rounds, but several Terps should be off the board before they’re over.

We’ll update this space as names get called throughout the day.

Maryland and the 2017 MLB Draft

Player Year Position Team Round Pick
Player Year Position Team Round Pick
Kevin Smith JR SS Toronto Blue Jays 4 129
Brian Shaffer JR RHP Arizona Diamondbacks 6 172
Marty Costes SO OF Houston Astros 25 751
Mike Rescigno SR RHP
Jared Price R-SR RHP Miami Marlins 37 1109
Brandon Gum R-SR 1B/3B
Madison Nickens SR OF
Ryan Selmer JR RHP New York Mets 31 937
Jamal Wade JR RHP Seattle Mariners 17 513
Zach Jancarski JR OF
Justin Morris JR C
Taylor Bloom JR RHP
Tayler Stiles SR LHP
Nick Cieri SR C/DH
Will Watson JR OF
Ryan Hill JR RHP
Kevin Biondic JR 1B

Bonus: Randy Bednar, a 2017 OF/LHP commit, is the Braves’ 27th-round selection (800th overall). He’ll have to decide whether he plays in college or signs with Atlanta.

Catcher commit Justin Vought was taken seven picks ahead of Selmer, at No. 930 overall by the Kansas City Royals.

Right-handed pitcher Mark DiLuia rounds out the drafted Maryland pledges, going in the 38th round to the Minnesota Twins.