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Day Two Draft Wrap Up

The Tigers snagged Thad Weber in the 16th

The Tigers concluded the 2008 draft with college pitching and middle infielders being their favorite targets. The Tigers also took their full compliment of 50 players over the two-day event with college seniors being the top target.

Seniors The Tigers made Wichita State center fielder Andrew Dirks (8) the first of 16 seniors (two more players taken are fourth-year juniors who redshirted a year) taken on the day. Simply put, Dirks knows how to get on base. He got on base in 52 straight games last summer in the Northwoods League. He entered the NCAA Tournament with a 28-game hitting streak and was on base in 73 straight games...

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