Baseball: Local prospects in first-year player draft

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St. Joseph's senior righthander Kyle Mullen, a graduate of St. Joseph's Prep, is one of the prospects with local ties for Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. (Photo: St. Joseph's University)

Here are some players with local ties who could get selected in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft, which begins at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Player College High School Year Position

#-A.J. Bogucki --------- Boyertown High Sr. P

Ryan Deitrich Penn Hill School Sr. OF

Norm Donkin Harford C.C. Ridley So. OF/P

Ryan Etsell North Catholic Hillsborough C.C. So. P

Nick Ferdinand Delaware Archbishop Ryan Jr. OF/P

Chris Gosik East Carolina Malvern Prep Sr. INF/OF

#-Jim Haley --------- Bonner-Prendergast High Sr. SS

Joe Harvey Pittsburgh Kennedy-Kenrick So. P

Justin Leeson Georgetown West Chester East Sr. OF

Jay Lynch Binghamton West Chester East Sr. P

Tim Mayza Millersville Upper Perkiomen Jr. P

Ian Miller Bishop Wagner Bishop Shanahan Jr. OF

Kyle Mullen St. Joseph's St. Joseph's Prep Sr. P

Brian O'Grady Rutgers Archbishop Wood Jr. OF

Shawn O'Neill La Salle Univ. La Salle Jr. P

Casey Roche Pittsburgh Downingtown East Jr. OF/P

Tom Spitz Wingate West Chester East So. OF

Tyler Young Louisville Malvern Prep Jr. INF

#High school senior.

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