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A total of 1,530 players were selected during the three-day draft, with rounds 31-50 held via conference call Wednesday.
Three big league managers saw their sons get taken by their own teams in the later rounds, including Oakland's Bob Geren (Brett, in the 42nd round), the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia (Matthew, 45th round) and Toronto's John Farrell (Shane, 46th round). The Blue Jays also took Jacob Wakamatsu, the son of bench coach Don Wakamatsu, in the 48th round.
Philadelphia general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. drafted his nephew, Andrew, in the 47th round.
St. Louis took Liberty catcher Casey Rasmus, the brother of outfielder Colby Rasmus, in the 36th round.
The sons of former major leaguers Bobby Bonilla, Alex Fernandez and Charlie Leibrandt were also among the players whose names were called Wednesday.
Pitchers were the most commonly picked players this year with 793, including 575 right-handers. Every state except Maine was represented, and 61 foreign-born players were taken, led by 33 from Canada. Vanderbilt University had the most college players drafted with 12, including first-rounder Sonny Gray.
Pittsburgh took UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole with the No. 1 overall pick Monday night.
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