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Tatum, Sexton, Kruger Selected in MLB Draft

Mississippi State's Vance Tatum, Austin Sexton, and Jack Kruger have been selected in the MLB Draft.

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Mississippi State's Vance Tatum, Austin Sexton, and Jack Kruger have been selected in the MLB Draft to the Kansas City Royals, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Los Angeles Angels.

So far on the 2016 campaign, pitcher Vance Tatum has a 0-0 record with a 5.24 ERA in 17 appearances. In 22.1 innings, he has struck out 23 batters.

Austin Sexton, one of Mississippi State's weekend starting pitchers, has an 8-3 record so far with a 3.67 ERA in 16 appearances, all of which starts. In 95.2 innings, Sexton has struck out a team second 92 batters.

Kruger, Mississippi State's junior catcher, has a team third .350 average with 40 RBIs and eight home runs, which is third on the team.

Tatum, Sexton, and Kruger are the 8th, 9th, and 10th Bulldogs drafted this year and the 4th, 5th, and 6th drafted today.