Marlins draft Yelich in Round 1

Baseball has been very, very good to these young stars.

Several local baseball players have been selected in the opening rounds of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Westlake High senior Christian Yelich led the parade when the Florida Marlins nabbed the third baseman with the 23rd overall pick in the first round.

Yelich batted .451 with nine home runs, 14 doubles, 25 RBI and 41 runs scored for the Warriors this season.

“We really like this young man as a hitter. ...

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