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The Daily Nole — July 14, 2021: Four Noles Go on Final Day of MLB Draft

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Lead Story

Seven total Florida State baseball players were selected in the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft, including four on the final day. Of the four Seminoles selected on Tuesday, three were pitchers.

The first player and pitcher off the board on Tuesday was pitcher Jack Anderson who went in the 16th round to the Detroit Tigers. Conor Grady went in the 18th round to the Baltimore Orioles. Tyler Ahearn was selected in the 20th round by the Colorado Rockies.

The lone non-pitcher selected from FSU on Tuesday was outfielder Elijah Cabell. Cabell was taken by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 17th round. Cabell finished second on the team last season with 15 home runs.

The four Seminoles selected on Tuesday joined catcher Matheu Nelson, outfielder Robby Martin and pitcher Hunter Perdue among FSU players drafted. The seven selections for Florida State is the most since seven were taken in 2018.

Between the Lines

There were no FSU athletic events scheduled for Tuesday.

On the Agenda

There are no FSU athletic events scheduled for Wednesday.

News and Notes

Former FSU women’s hoops players Maria Conde and Leonor Rodriguez will play for Spain in the 2021 Olympics.

A record 312 FSU student-athletes have been named to the 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

FSU football has named Kenyatta Watson as director of player relations.

Helpful Links

Noles247: FSU’s 40 Most Important Players: LB Stephen Dix Jr, No. 24
Chop Chat: FSU football: 6 most winnable games on 2021 schedule
Warchant: A look back: The 5 best season openers in FSU Football history

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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