Oakland A’s pluck Thousand Oaks star Muncy in first round

BASEBALL /// MLB draft


Max MuncyMax Muncy’s year just keeps getting better.
Nine stars from Acorn country heard their names called during this week’s Major League Baseball amateur draft, including Muncy, a Thousand Oaks High shortstop.
Muncy, who lives in Camarillo, was drafted No. 25 overall in the first round by the Oakland Athletics on July 11.
“It’s a dream come true,” Muncy told the Acorn. “It’s a surreal experience, for sure. I don’t think it’s sunk in a day later.”
Muncy said he will fly to Oakland in the next ...

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