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Braves conclude day two of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves tonight concluded rounds three through 10 of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. After selecting Vanderbilt University RHP Kyle Wright and Etowah HS (Ga.) OF Drew Waters on day one, the Braves took seven college players on day two, including six seniors.

Atlanta's lone high school day two pick came in the third round when the club selected RHP Freddy Tarnok from Riverview High School in Brandon, Fla. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Tarnok won seven games this season for Riverview, while earning Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American honors. 

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves tonight concluded rounds three through 10 of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. After selecting Vanderbilt University RHP Kyle Wright and Etowah HS (Ga.) OF Drew Waters on day one, the Braves took seven college players on day two, including six seniors.

Atlanta's lone high school day two pick came in the third round when the club selected RHP Freddy Tarnok from Riverview High School in Brandon, Fla. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Tarnok won seven games this season for Riverview, while earning Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American honors. 

The club also added a second Georgia product after selecting Waters with the 41st pick last night. The Braves took Georgia Southern RHP Landon Hughes, a native of Marietta, in the seventh round. Hughes went 6-2 with eight saves and a 2.51 ERA in 28 appearances out of the bullpen for the Eagles, while striking out better than a batter per inning (55 SO/43.0 IP). 

In all, the Braves selected seven pitchers (five right-handers, two left-handers), one outfielder, and two infielders through the first two days of the draft.

View complete list of Braves draft choices.

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