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Davis named Reds' representative for Draft

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NEW YORK -- Reds great and front-office member Eric Davis will be representing the club when it makes its first-round selection in next month's First-Year Player Draft.

Commissioner Bud Selig is slated to announce all of the first-round selections. Each of the 30 club representatives, including Davis, will relay the selection to the Commissioner after receiving word via phone from the front office.

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NEW YORK -- Reds great and front-office member Eric Davis will be representing the club when it makes its first-round selection in next month's First-Year Player Draft.

Commissioner Bud Selig is slated to announce all of the first-round selections. Each of the 30 club representatives, including Davis, will relay the selection to the Commissioner after receiving word via phone from the front office.

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Davis, a member of the Reds Hall of Fame, was named the Reds' special assistant to the general manager in November 2008.

The 2013 First-Year Player Draft will take place on June 6-8, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on Thursday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 73 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 7, beginning with a preview show at 12:30 p.m., and Rounds 11-40 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 8, starting at 1 p.m.

MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. You can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon.

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