6:36 pm June 6, 2012, by Ken Sugiura
On the third day of the Major League Baseball draft, Georgia Tech first baseman Jake Davies was selected in the 21st round by the Boston Red Sox. He was selected as a first baseman and not as a pitcher.
In the 30th round, center fielder Kyle Wren was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. Wren is the son of Braves general manager Frank Wren.
Third baseman Sam Dove went undrafted. It’s the 12th consecutive year that at least four Tech players have been chosen in the draft.
Besides Davies and Wren, pitcher Luke Bard was chosen in the supplemental first round by the Minnesota Twins, outfielder Brandon Thomas was chosen in the fourth round by the Pittsburgh Pirates and pitcher Buck Farmer was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 15th round.
Davies led the ACC with 73 RBI, hit .326 and hit five home runs in the ACC and NCAA tournaments. Wren hit .256 with 10 doubles and was second on the team in runs with 56.
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