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Three Nevada baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

Nevada Wolf Pack pitchers Cody Ford and Ryan Anderson joined outfielder Jaylon McLaughlin as the three players to be selected in the 2019 MLB Draft.

Nevada’s three draftees are the most it has had since 2016 when Miles Mastrobuoni, Trenton Brooks and Sam Held were picked.

Ford was selected in the fifth round — 154th overall — by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, June 4. It was the highest selection of a Wolf Pack baseball player since Reno Aces right-handed pitcher Braden Shipley went 15th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013.

In three seasons with the Pack, Ford accumulated a 6.