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Dodgers announce selections from 2014 First-Year Player Draft

LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers today announced their selections from the final 30 rounds of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft after making their first 10 selections on Thursday and Friday.

Overall, the Dodgers selected 21 pitchers (19 right-handers, two left-handers), nine infielders, eight outfielders and two catchers. The club used 32 picks on college players and eight picks on high school prospects.

The Dodgers drafted a player with Major League bloodlines with their 34th-round selection, Notre Dame HS (AZ) outfielder Hunter Bross, who is the son of former big league right-handed pitcher Terry Bross. Bross played two seasons in the Majors for New York-NL (1991) and San Francisco (1993), and was drafted by the Mets in the in the 13th round of the 1987 First-Year Player Draft.

The club also drafted right-handed pitcher Brock Stewart out of Illinois State University (IL), who is the son of Padres' scout Jeff Stewart, in the sixth round. The 22-year-old went with 3-2 with a 2.36 ERA in 11 games (one start) this season for the Redbirds.

Among the college players selected, six Dodger draftees are still playing in the NCAA Men's Baseball tournament, as Stanford right-handed pitcher A.J. Vanegas (11th round) and catcher Mikel Whiting (30th round), Texas Tech catcher Hunter Redman (eighth round), Ole Miss left-handed pitcher Christian Trent (29th round), UL Lafayette right-hander Carson Baranik (33rd round) and UC Irvine right-handed pitcher Sam Moore (40th round) are all still alive in the tournament.

For more details visit dodgers.com or mlb.com/draft.

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