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Notre Dame 3B Eric Jagielo picked 26th overall by Yankees in MLB Draft

The New York Yankees had the most first-round picks with three and selected Notre Dame third baseman Eric Jagielo at No. 26, 6-foot-7 Fresno State outfielder Aaron Judge at No. 32 and California high school left-hander Ian Clarkin to wrap up the round at No. 33.

According to Notre Dame’s web site, it is the fifth highest an Irish player has ever been selected. Brad Lidge (‘98) was one of three Notre Dame players selected 17th overall as the Irish’s highest pick ever.

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