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Conor Grammes Selected By Arizona Diamondbacks in Fifth Round of MLB Draft

CINCINNATI - Xavier junior pitcher Conor Grammes was selected in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, going to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth round.

Grammes' selection marks the fourth-straight season a Musketeers has been selected in the draft, and the 13th time in the past 15 years a Xavier player has been selected.

The right-hander was an unanimous selection to the 2019 All-BIG EAST First Team after posting a 3.95 ERA in 14 appearances, the best mark among Xavier's starters. Grammes allowed 30 earned runs on 48 hits in 68.