The 2016 Major League Baseball Draft, which started last Thursday, provided plenty to watch for metro-east baseball fans.
A 17-year-old shortstop from Puerto Rico was the first of nine players taken by the St. Louis Cardinals in a draft that has drawn positive reviews of media and baseball insiders. Two local players got the call while two others elected to continue their playing career in college instead.
Here are links to the stories the published in the BND that detail the 2016 MLB draft and its local impact:
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