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Matt LaPorta drafted #7 overall

Written by markmcleod, June 7, 2007, 0 Comments,
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University of Florida player Matt LaPorta was the 7th overall selection by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. LaPorta is the second highest selection overall by a Florida player. John Burke was selected sixth by the Houston Astros in 1991.

LaPorta was drafted in the 14th round last season by the Boston Red Sox. There is a possibility that LaPorta might be asked to move to left field because of the Brewers infield depth. Matt will be a special guest on the Gator Country Radio Show tomorrow morning.

OTHERS:

Florida signee Tommy Toledo of Tampa Alonso was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 3rd round, pick 117.

Florida signee John Talisano, a shortstop from Estero was selcted by the Toronto Blue Jays with pick #85. It’s doubtful that he’ll ever suit up for the Gators.

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University of Florida player Matt LaPorta was the 7th overall selection by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. LaPorta is the second highest selection overall by a Florida player. John Burke was selected sixth by the Houston Astros in 1991.

LaPorta was drafted in the 14th round last season by the Boston Red Sox. There is a possibility that LaPorta might be asked to move to left field because of the Brewers infield depth. Matt will be a special guest on the Gator Country Radio Show tomorrow morning.

OTHERS:

Florida signee Tommy Toledo of Tampa Alonso was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 3rd round, pick 117.

Florida signee John Talisano, a shortstop from Estero was selcted by the Toronto Blue Jays with pick #85. It’s doubtful that he’ll ever suit up for the Gators.

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