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June 6, 2012 at 9:29 PM

28 players with New England ties selected on Day Three

After only a handful of players from New England were selected on the first two days of the draft, many more were selected on Wednesday, including a run on Massachusetts talent in the later rounds. Below is a list of players broken down by state.

Massachusetts (15 players)
#581 Seattle, Nathan Koneski, LHP, College of the Holy Cross
#709 Oakland, Tucker Healy, RHP, Ithaca College, NY (via Needham High School)
#718 San Francisco, Andrew Leenhouts, LHP, Northeastern University
#764 Chicago (NL), Rhett Wiseman, CF, Buckingham Browne & Nichols. Read his interview with SoxProspects Senior Staff Writer John Gray here.
#800 New York (NL), Chris Shaw, 1B, Lexington High School
#851 Seattle, Matt Brazis, RHP, Boston College
#852 Baltimore, Dennis Torres, RHP, University of Massachusetts Amherst
#911 Seattle, Mike Yastrzemski, RF, Vanderbilt University (via St. John's Prep, Danvers). Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski. 2009 Red Sox draftee. 
#965 Milwaukee, Brent Suter, LHP, Harvard University
#970 Minnesota, Andrew Ferreira, LHP, Harvard University
#980 New York (NL), Jon Leroux, 1B, Northeastern University
#1081 Boston, Pat Delano, LHP, Braintree High School. Peter Gammons says that this is a name to watch
#1142 Tampa Bay, Rob Finneran, RHP, Bentley University
#1160 New York (NL), Jeff Reynolds, 3B, Harvard University
#1231 Boston, Kevin Heller, CF, Amherst College (Ben Cherington's alma mater)

Connecticut (7 players)
#491 Seattle, Dominic Leone, RHP, Clemson University (via Norwich Free Academy)
#564 Washington, David Fischer, RHP, UConn
#657 Los Angeles (AL), Pat Lowery, RHP, Columbia University (via St. Bernard School in Montville)
#761 Seattle, Mark Bordonaro, RHP, Fairfield University
#1144 Detroit, Charlie Neil, C, Yale University
#1168 San Francisco, Nolan Long, RHP, Waterford High School
#1197 Los Angeles (AL), Justin Morhardt, C, The Gilbert School in Winsted

Rhode Isalnd (3 players)
#988 San Francisco, Christopher Pickering, LHP, University of Rhode Island
#1004 Chicago (NL), Thomas Pannone, OF, Bishop Hendricken School in Warwick
#1084 Detroit, Jacob Kapstein, C, Tiverton High School 

New Hampshire (2 players)
#547 New York (AL), Timothy Flight, LHP, Southern New Hampshire University
#705 San Diego, Chris O'Dowd, C, Dartmouth College

Maine (1 player)
#644 Chicago (NL), Stephen Perakslis, RHP, University of Maine, Orono

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