First round of MLB draft has strong North Carolina flavor

The first round of the MLB draft took on a distinct North Carolina flavor Monday, with two state high school stars selected in the first six picks and three UNC juniors also having their names called. The Oakland Athletics made outfielder Austin Beck of North Davidson High their first round selection at No. 6. Beck was headed to UNC but the No. 6 selection is valued at $5.3 million.

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