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White Sox Select Andrew Vaughn With 3rd Overall Pick In MLB Draft

sports By Tim Moran, Patch Staff |Jun 3, 2019 8:41 pm ET {{ replyButtonLabel }}Reply The Chicago White Sox picked up one of the top prospects in the 2019 MLB Draft.

The White Sox selected Andrew Vaughn, a first baseman from the University of California, with the third overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft on Monday.

Vaughn owns a .376 (223-593) average with 35 doubles, one triple, 50 homers, 163 RBI, 144 runs scored, 122 walks and seven steals in 160 games over three seasons with the Golden Bears.

"We are thrilled to add a player of Andrew's caliber to the organization," said Nick Hostetler, White Sox director of amateur scouting.

Andrew is considered one of the top offensive talents in this season's draft, and we can't wait to see him grow at the professional level."

Adley Rutschman, a catcher, was selected first overall in the draft by the Baltimore Orioles and Bobby Witt Jr., a shortstop, went second to the Kansas City Royals.

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