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Second Florida pitcher tabbed by A's on Day 1

June 9, 2016

OAKLAND -- The A's wrapped up Day 1 of the Draft on Thursday by taking a third collegiate pitcher and second from the University of Florida, selecting right-hander Logan Shore with the 47th overall pick.Shore's Gator teammate, lefty A.J. Puk, went to the A's in the first round at No.

OAKLAND -- The A's wrapped up Day 1 of the Draft on Thursday by taking a third collegiate pitcher and second from the University of Florida, selecting right-hander Logan Shore with the 47th overall pick.
Shore's Gator teammate, lefty A.J. Puk, went to the A's in the first round at No. 6. Oakland selected Cal right-hander Daulton Jefferies with its 37th overall pick.
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• 6th overall: A.J. Puk
• 37th overall: Daulton Jefferies
The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Shore is 11-0 on the season with a 2.44 ERA for Florida, tallying 80 strikeouts next to 15 walks in 92 1/3 innings while earning Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Year honors.
He looks to extend a school-record 16-game winning streak in the NCAA Super Regionals against Florida State this weekend.
"He can just really pitch; he's extremely competitive," A's scouting director Eric Kubota said. "He's very advanced as far as knowing how to use what he has. It's not a sexy look at times because he pitches kind of 88-92 mph, but we have seen him throw up to 94 in the past, so we think a lot of it is style.
"He's just content using his two-seamer and taking the ball and getting outs, which he has done for three years."

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.