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Crop of local players selected in second day of MLB Draft

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A day after two LSU players, Alex Bregman and Andrew Stevenson, were drafted on day one of the MLB Draft for just the second time in program history, a large crop of South Louisiana talent added to the list of new big leaguers.

UL-Lafayette shortstop Blake Trahan was projected to go as high as the first round but ended up being selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the third round. He headlines a group of seven local prospects selected in rounds 3-10:

SS Blake Trahan, UL-Lafayette - 3rd round, Cincinnati Reds

C Kade Scivicque, LSU - 4th round, Detroit Tigers

CF Josh Magee, Franklinton HS - 5th round, San Diego Padres

2B/OF Jared Foster, LSU - 5th round, Los Angeles Angels

LHP Grant Borne, Nicholls St. - 7th round, Washington Nationals

RHP Zac Person, LSU - 9th round, Houston Astros

OF Mark Laird, LSU - 9th round, Philadelphia Phillies

3B Conner Hale, LSU - 9th round, Seattle Mariners

Rounds 11-40 will be conducted Wednesday, starting at 11 AM.

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