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June 8, 2013 at 9:43 PM

37 players with New England ties selected on Day Three

After only five players from New England schools were drafted in the first two days of the 2013 Rule 4 draft, 30 players from schools residing in New England were selected on the third and final day of the draft. Seven players with other New England ties were also drafted. Connecticut led the way with 11 players drafted, nine from colleges within in the state. Below is a list of players broken down by state.

Connecticut (11 Players)
#400 Texas, Taylor Olmstead, RF, Greenwich HS
#654 Kansas City, Andrew Brockett, RHP, Richmond (via North Haven HS, North Haven)
#659 Pittsburgh, Henry Hirsch, RHP, University of New Haven
#719 Pittsburgh, Carson Cross, RHP, UConn
#879 Baltimore, Connor Bierfeldt, OF, Western Connecticut State University
#997 Los Angeles (AL), Colin O'Keefe, LHP, Virginia Tech (via Waterford HS, Waterford)
#1005 Cincinnati, Matt Blandino, RHP, Wolcott HS
#1024 Los Angeles (NL), Rob Cerfolio, LHP, Yale
#1111 Philadelphia, Ryley MacEachern, RHP, Salisbury School
#1114 Los Angeles (NL), Justin Dunn, RHP, The Gunnery School
#1185 Cincinnati, Manny Cruz, SS, Wolcott HS

Massachusetts (9 Players)
#429 Baltimore, Mike Yastrezemski, RF, Vanderbilt University (via St. John's Prep, Danvers)
#447 Seattle, Eddie Campbell, LHP, Virgina Tech (via Bridgewater-Rayham HS, Bridgewater)
#496 Washington, Wille Allen, RHP, Western Oklahoma State (via Newton South, Newton)
#506 New York (NL), Johnny Magliozzi, RHP, Florida (via Dexter School, East Milton)
#555 Cincinnati, Joe Mantoni, RHP, Merrimack College College
#604 Los Angeles (NL), Michael Ahmed, LF, Holy Cross
#638 Tampa Bay, John Farrell, RHP, College of William and Mary (via Andover HS, Andover)
#691 Philadelphia, Christopher O'Hare, LHP, Fisher College
#1050 Arizona, Tyler Toyfair, RHP, UMass Lowell

New Hampshire (9 Players)
#378 Chicago (NL), Trevor Graham, RHP, Franklin Pierce University
#386 New York (NL), Kevin McGowan, RHP, Franklin Pierce University
#420 Arizona, Steve Hathaway, LHP, Franklin Pierce University
#424 Los Angeles (NL), Michael Johnson, LHP, Dartmouth
#476 New York (NL), Zach Mathieu, 1B, Franklin Pierce University
#491 Oakland, Junior Mendez, RHP, Southern New Hampshire University
#741 Cleveland, Cole Sulser, RHP, Dartmouth
#753 Chicago (AL), Alex Powers, RHP, Southern New Hampshire University
#761 Oakland, Jon Massad, RHP, Southern New Hampshire University

Rhode Island (6 Players)
#539 Pittsburgh, Jeff Roy, CF, University of Rhode Island
#648 Chicago (NL), Kevin Brown, LF, Bryant University
#833 Boston, Nick Zammarelli, 3B, Lincoln Senior HS
#1001 Oakland, Joseph Michaud, RHP, Bryant University
#1060 Texas, Buddy Reed, OF, St. George's School
#1138 San Diego, Pete Kelich, RHP, Bryant University

Maine (2 Players)
#809 Pittsburgh, Michael Fransoso, SS, University of Maine - Orono
#822 San Francisco, Michael Connolly, RHP, University of Maine - Orono

Kevin Pereira is a Staff Writer for SoxProspects. Follow him on Twitter @kevinrpereira.