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Apr 9, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers head coach Butch Thompson speaks to his team before the game between Auburn and Mississippi State at Plainsman Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood/AU Athletics

From Plainsman Park to the Big Leagues: Eight Auburn Players Selected in the 2022 MLB Draft

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- In a historical MLB draft for Auburn Baseball, eight Auburn Tigers were drafted to Major League Baseball programs over the three days of the 2022 draft. This marks the second most in the school's history and most over 20 rounds. In seven years under head coach, Butch Thompson, 36 players have been drafted, including 16 taken in the first round.