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ECU touts three players in top 200 MLB draft prospects

On Tuesday, during the second day of the 2019 MLB draft, three members of the East Carolina Baseball team were selected by major league franchises.

Junior left-handed pitcher Jake Agnos was taken in the fourth round by the New York Yankees with the 135th overall pick. Seven picks later, junior outfielder/designated hitter Bryant Packard went to the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round as the 142nd overall pick in the draft while junior first baseman/designated hitter Spencer Brickhouse became a seventh round draftee of the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 212th pick.

Entering this year’s draft, the Pirates had a long history of players being drafted by Major League Baseball franchises.