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Rosas, a Litchfield Park, Ariz. graduate third baseman, was selected by the Houston Astros with the 16th pick in the 26th round (781st overall). Former Warren standout and San Diego State infielder/ pitcher Alan Trejo was drafted by the Colorado Rockies and former Wilson standout infielder Timmy Richards of Cal State Fullerton was drafted by the Nationals.

T.R. Miller catcher Hunter Brittain was taken by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (15, 445), UMS-Wright center fielder Tanner Allen by the Chicago Cubs (36, 1,095), while pitcher Tanner Burns, an Auburn signee and the state's reigning Mr. Baseball from Decatur, was taken by the New York Yankees (37, 1,112 pick).

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Like with numerous top historical programs in college baseball, Georgia Tech must deal with incoming recruits potentially not enrolling at Tech due to being drafted in the MLB Draft.

Scroll through the slideshow above to meet the 24 players taken in the draft and share it with your baseball-loving friends. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 855th overall pick in the 28th round as a junior in 2016, but returned to Hanover to complete his eligibility and improve his draft stock.

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It's the second time Hayes has been drafted as Kansas City made him a 28th round pick in 2015.

The lefty was Michigan State's most reliable arm on the mound in 2017. Both Williams and Burns indicated on Twitter plans to attend Auburn. The Westlake Village, Calif. graduate finished the season with a 3-0 record, two saves and a team-leading 1.52 ERA in his late relief role for the 'Bows pitching staff. Junior pitcher Jake Walters, UA's No. 1 starter for most of the season, was not chosen. A tweet from Cyphert on Wednesday appeared to indicate he planned to sign a professional contract rather than attend UA.

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The Cardinals are scheduled to face the Tampa Bay Rays at Busch Stadium on August 25-27.

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