O's Draft Two Southpaws & a Shortstop on Day 1

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The Dodgers concluded their second day of the 2017 MLB Draft, selecting Kentucky outfielder Zach Reks with their 10th-round pick, No. 310 overall.

The Orioles may have landed a gem in the 18-year-old Hall.

The Orioles also selected INF ADAM HALL at No. 60 overall from A.B. Lucas Secondary School (ON, CAN) and LHP ZAC LOWTHER at No. 74 overall from Xavier University (OH). Since 2012, Kevin Gausman, Michael Wacha, Marcus Stroman, Marco Gonzales, Chi Chi Gonzalez, Carlos Rodon, Aaron Nola, and Carson Fulmer have all been top 30 picks who have reached the majors within two years of being selected.

With two picks in the second round of Monday's MLB First-Year Player Draft, the Baltimore Orioles selected a high school position player and a college pitcher. Being only 5-foot-11, 165 lbs.

After Taylor Walls and Dylan Busby were taken on day one, seven Seminoles were drafted on Wednesday, bringing the total to nine, the most for Florida State since 1995. This season, Gavin went 7-3 in 86 innings pitched with a 3.66 ERA and 67 strikeouts.

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He was rated as the 16th best prospect on the board by Baseball America, the 14th overall prospect by MLB.com, and the 8th-best prospect in this year's draft by ESPN's Keith Law. Hall has a long way to go in terms of his physical development, but projects as a middle infielder at the next level. He's the third Gator overall to go, as Alex Faedo found himself a home with the Detroit Tigers in yesterday's first round. He was named All-Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division his junior and senior seasons in baseball.

Hall becomes the highest-ever drafted player out of Valdosta High and becoming the school's first ever first-round selection. The lanky righty will need to bulk up to be able to handle the rigors of a full professional season, but his ability to consistently throw strikes and three-pitch arsenal indicate a good amount of promise in the young pitcher from San Diego.

Garcia's brother, Oscar, was drafted in 2010 as well out of Americas High School.

Dixie State junior right-hander Dylan File went No. 624 to the Milwaukee Brewers, becoming the fifth Major League Baseball draft pick from the Trailblazers since joining the NCAA 11 years ago.

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