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Seven former Stingers taken in MLB draft


WILLMAR -- Seven former Willmar Stingers players were selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.

The earliest Stinger to be selected was Mitch Delfino, who went to the San Francisco Giants in the 20th round.

Mikey Reynolds was taken nine picks later by the New York Yankees, followed by Joe Sever to the Cleveland Indians in the 21st, Anthony Bemboom to the Los Angeles Angels in the 22nd and Jason Leblebijian to the Toronto Blue Jays in the 25th.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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