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Five Toreros Taken on Day 3 of MLB Draft

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Austin Green.
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Austin Green.
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June 8, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team had five more players drafted on the third day of the Major League Baseball Draft. Senior catcher Austin Green was selected in the 13th round by the Detroit Tigers, while junior right-handed pitcher Michael Wagner was taken in the 15th round by the Chicago Cubs. Senior catcher Dillon Haupt was selected in the 20th round by the Chicago White Sox, senior pitcher Trevor Bayless was taken by the Oakland A's in the 22nd round and Max Homick was taken in the 32nd round by the Baltimore Orioles.

Green, a 6-2 redshirt senior from San Diego, had a great finish to his Torero career in 2013. Green helped lead USD to the WCC Tournament championship, and helped the team reach the NCAA Regionals for the third time in four years. Green was named All-WC Honorable mention this season as well. Overall, Green hit .301 with 53 hits, 13 doubles, five home runs, and 39 RBI, as he eventually became USD's everyday catcher, while also seeing time as a DH and in the outfield.

Wagner, a 6-3 right-handed pitcher from Las Vegas, Nev., was a three-year member of the Torero baseball program and helped lead the Toreros into two NCAA Regionals. As a junior, Wagner set the USD single-season record for saves with 19. In his senior year, Wagner was moved into the weekend rotation and posted an overall record of 2-5 with a 4.55 ERA. Wagner concluded his career as a Torero in stylish fashion, as he four-hit No. 10 UCLA in the championship game of the Los Angeles Regional this past weekend, in 7.2 innings of work.

 

 

Haupt, a 6-5 senior from San Diego, was a two-year member of the Torero baseball program and helped lead USD to back-to-back NCAA Regional appearances, and the 2013 WCC Tournament championship. In his senior season, Haupt hit .277 with 57 hits, 17 doubles, one triple and was second on the team with 11 home runs, while driving in 49 runs.

Bayless, a 6-3 senior right-handed pitcher from Temecula, Calif., had a great senior season in a Torero uniform, as he found himself in a valuable role out of the bullpen. Bayless helped lead USD into the UCLA Regional, as well as helping the team win the WCC Tournament championship. Overall in 2013, Bayless was 2-3 with a 2.10 ERA in 28 appearances, and he recorded three saves.

Homick, a 6-4 sophomore left-handed pitcher from San Diego, Calif., had a great sophomore season, in which he worked his way into the weekend rotation by season's end. Overall, Homick was 5-2 with a 3.14 ERA in 27 appearances and had six starts. Homick also played a key role in the back end of the Toreros rotation, as he has a team-best six saves. Homick helped lead USD to the 2013 WCC Tournament championship, and into the UCLA Regional.