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Large Number Of Former Woodchucks Drafted

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WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) The Wisconsin Woodchucks had a large number of alumni and two current players get word that they have been taken in the major league baseball draft that finished up on Saturday.

Current Woodchucks Paul De Jong and pitcher Logan Sawyer were picked.  Sawyer went to the Rockies in the 29th round shortly before his scheduled start on Saturday night. He was scatched and will leave the Chucks to start his pro career. De Jong celebrated his being picked by the Pirates in the 38th round by homering both Saturday and Sunday in Woodchuck wins.

The rest of the drafted list

JD Davis                    3rd round by Houston

Skyler Ewing             6th round by San Francisco

Jake Peter                7th round by White Sox

Brandon Cogswell    7th round by A's

Matt Tellor                10th round by Atlanta

Mike Gerber             15th round byt Tigers

Matt Dittman             15th round by St. Louis

Damek Tomscha      17th round by Phillies

Koby Gauna            20th round by A's

Jack Fischer            26th round by Tigers

Austin Diemer          28th round by Twins

Josh Goosen-Brown 31st round by White Sox

Nate Irving               34th round by Diamondbacks

 

also UWSP junior JP Feyereisen was taken in the 16th round by Cleveland.

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