The Red Sox drafted a familiar last name Thursday, tabbing St. John's Prep's Michael Yastrzemski -- the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski -- with the team's 36th-round selection (1,098th overall) on Day 3 of the MLB first-year player draft.
From the Red Sox press release:
Among todayís picks was outfielder Michael Yastrzemski, the grandson of Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski. Selected in the 36th round out of St. Johnís Prep in Danvers, Yastrzemski hit .368 (28-for-76) with 18 RBI and nine stolen bases in 24 games this year. He posted a .505 on-base percentage while leading his team with 28 runs scored and five outfield assists.Check out the video at the top of this entry for more. Check out our Draft Tracker to learn more about the Red Sox 2009 draft class.
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