Tuesday, June 9, 2009

D'Alfonso Eyes Pro Baseball Draft, Awaits Fate

"You don't really ever know," said [Anthony]
D'Alfonso. "It's a dream and goal you set when you're 5 years old and first pick
up a bat. But who knows? Something crazy could happen." The draft starts today
with the first three rounds. There are 50 rounds in all, with final selections
taking place Thursday. If D'Alfonso is chosen, it will be in the later rounds,
and for his power potential. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound left fielder batted .438
for the University of Southern Maine as a senior, with a single-season record 76
RBI, 17 doubles and nine home runs.
You can follow the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft here starting at 6p tonight.

- John C.L. Morgan

Related: D'Alfonso Named Second Team All-American (May 21, 2009)
Related: Westbrook Grad Flourishes at USM, Eyes Pro Contract (April 14, 2009)

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