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MLB draft tracker: Dantzler, Westmoreland, Celek selected

Lexington catcher Nick Ciuffo
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A roundup of current South Carolina players and signees who have been selected in this year's Major League Baseball draft.

-- USC junior infielder Brison Celek was selected in the 31st round, No. 925 overall, by the Toronto Blue Jays.

-- USC pitcher Adam Westmoreland was taken in the 26th round, No. 772 overall, by the Miami Marlins.

-- USC first baseman/designated hitter LB Dantzler was selected in the 14th round, No. 415 overall, by the Toronto Blue Jays.

-- USC pitcher Tyler Webb was selected in the 10th round, No. 314 overall, by the New York Yankees.

-- USC signee Cory Thompson (infielder, Mauldin, SC) was taken in the fifth round, No. 165, overall by the Cincinnati Reds.

-- USC signee Travis Demeritte (infielder, Winder, Ga.) was selected in the first round, No. 30 overall, by the Texas Rangers.

-- USC signee Nick Ciuffo (catcher, Lexington, SC) was selected in the first round, No. 21 overall, by the Tampa Bay Rays.

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