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Blazer pitchers go in same round

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Three more area players taken on the final day of the major league draft.

Valdosta State pitchers Matt Costello and Brandon Graves both were selected in the 35th round.

Costello, also a designated hitter for the Blazers this year,  was taken by Milwaukee and Graves goes to San Francisco.

Darton pitcher Taylor Whitenton is taken in the 39th round by the New York Mets.

Former Darton pitcher Dexter Bobo of Georgia Southern goes in the 44th round to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Auburn pitcher Scott Shuman from Valdosta was taken in the 19th round Wednesday by Tampa Bay.

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