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UB's Kaelin, Bona's Grey & NCCC's Young selected in MLB Draft

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Jun 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-11 15:50:57-04

The list of Western New Yorkers selected in the 2016 MLB Draft continued to grow on Saturday.

University at Buffalo's Mike Kaelin was drafted in the 15th round (456th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels.

Five rounds later St. Bonaventure's Connor Grey was selected with the 599th overall pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

This past season with the Bulls, Kaelin saw action in 20 games, going 0-4 with five saves.

Grey started 13 games for the Bonnies and went 3-6 with a 2.84 ERA.  He also averaged nearly 10 strikeouts per game.

 
In the 23rd round, Niagara County Community College's Christian Young was selected with 682nd overall pick by the Oakland Athletics.
 
After spending a year away from baseball, the Hamburg native returned to the diamond was masterful for the Thunderwolves going 9-0 with a 1.21 ERA to help power the TWolves to the NJCAA College World Series.