DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke baseball team held its annual pro scout day Wednesday morning at Jack Coombs Field with roughly 30 scouts in attendance.
The Blue Devils began with 60-yards sprints before transitioning into on-field batting practice and throwing drills. Duke finished the day with a simulated game where Blue Devil pitchers faced three batters each.
Overall, Duke has had 53 players selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur draft in program history, including 19 over the past 10 seasons.
Former Blue Devils Currently in Pro Baseball Chris Capuano l LHP l Los Angeles Dodgers Nate Freiman l 1B l AA San Antonio Missions (San Diego Padres) Jim Gallagher l 1B l AAA Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) Ben Grisz l RHP l A Auburn Doubledays (Washington Nationals) Alex Hassan l OF l AAA Patucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Jake Lemmerman l AA Chattanooga Lookouts (Los Angeles Dodgers) Christopher Manno l LHP l AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Cincinnati Reds) Ryan McCurdy l C l A Quad Cities River Bandits (Houston Astros) Dennis O'Grady l RHP l A Eugene Emeralds (San Diego Padres) Will Piwnica-Worms l OF l Rookie League GCL Nationals (Washington Nationals) David Putman l RHP l Rookie League Great Falls Voyagers (Chicago White Sox) Marcus Stroman l RHP l AA New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays)
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