Local baseball players fill out final day of 2017 MLB draft

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Day 2 of the MLB Draft was a fruitful one for Auburn - both in the players selected and the ones who weren't.

As a sophomore, Rivera was a Second Team All-SEC selection.

A look at players with ties to the area who have been taken in the first two rounds of the Major League Baseball draft.

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Through 10 rounds, the Dodgers have drafted nine college players - five pitchers and four position players - and one high school pitcher.

Three days and 40 rounds later, 11 Longhorns were taken in the 2017 MLB Draft. According to Baseball America, the slot value for the 21st overall pick is $2,892,400. The junior is known for his velocity from the mound, as his fastball reaches up to 96 miles per hour. Jim Voyles closed out the Seminole picks in the 38th round, going to the Cardinals. Another left hander Tech pitcher was taken when junior Jacob Patterson was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals as the 394th overall pick in the 13th round.

Each year, baseball pundits will relay the same spiel on how the draft is critically important. This season, Gavin went 7-3 in 86 innings pitched with a 3.66 ERA and 67 strikeouts.

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Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news. While Finnegan hasn't been particularly effective since starring out of the Royals' bullpen during the 2014 postseason-and some of the guys listed above haven't been great either-teams are obviously still attracted to pitchers who can contribute quickly after being drafted.

It is the second straight season the Giants have selected the Huskies' closer as they took Pat Ruotolo in the 27th round previous year.

After a short adjustment period, Hall went on to display all the skill and ability that led to him entering into the season as a MaxPreps All-American with a signed LOI to play baseball at Florida State.

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White enjoyed a spectacular year at Kentucky, slashing.373/.453/.637 with 10 home runs, 24 doubles, and just 31 strikeouts over 248 plate appearances.

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