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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 17: Robert Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, opens the 2022 MLB Draft at XBOX Plaza on July 17, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Major League Baseball Draft has started. Seven players with Georgia connections will be playing at the next level. The following players were selected and played high school or college baseball in Georgia.

 

  • No. 2 Arizona Diamondbacks: Druw Jones, OF, Wesleyan High School
  • No. 3 Texas Rangers: Kumar Rocker, RHP, North Oconee High School/Vanderbilt 
  • No. 4 Pittsburgh Pirates: Termarr Johnson, SS, Benjamin E. Mays High School
  • No. 11 New York Mets: Kevin Parada, C, Georgia Tech
  • No. 15 San Diego Padres: Dylan Lesko, RHP, Buford High School
  • No. 18 Cincinnati Reds: Cam Collier, 3B, Mt. Paran
  • No. 34 Arizona Diamondbacks: Landon Sims, RHP, South Forsyth High School/Mississippi State