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Drafted Gators will need to break mold of MLB Draft

Florida made history in this year’s MLB Draft, but history once again stands in the way of departing Gators at the next level. There’s no question this was the most successful draft for UF’s baseball program in nearly a century of existence. Junior catcher Mike Zunino became the highest-drafted Gator ever while an unprecedented eight Florida players were selected in the first nine rounds of the draft. But hearing your name called in the MLB Draft doesn’t mean your name… Read More »