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MLB Draft concludes with four Longhorns selected on Final Day

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With three players selected during the first two days of the MLB Draft (Ty Madden - 1st Round, Mike Antico & Cole Quintanilla - 2nd Round), four more Longhorns were selected on the final day of the MLB 2021 Draft.  

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Ivan Melendez went to the Florida Marlins in the 16th Round with the 479th overall pick.

Melendez led the team with a .319 batting average last season and finished with 51 RBI's.

Pitcher Kolby Kubichek was taken in the 18th round by the New York Mets with the 532nd overall pick. Kubichek who battled an injury during the season, made 12 starts and finished with a 5-3 record and a 3.86 ERA.

Catcher Zach Zubia, who led Texas in RBI's last season, was selected by the Florida Marlins with the 599th overall pick in the 20th round.  Zubia finished his career at Texas with 30 home runs, 162 RBI's and 140 walks - all Top 10 on Texas' all-time career lists.

Complete list of Longhorns selected in the 2021 MLB Draft:

CB-A (32) – Ty Madden – Detroit Tigers

8 (241) – Mike Antico – St. Louis Cardinals

9 (263) – Cole Quintanilla – Washington Nationals

16 (479) – Ivan Melendez – Miami Marlins

18 (532) – Kolby Kubichek – NY Mets

19 (559) – Cam Williams – Kansas City Royals

20 (599) – Zach Zubia – Miami Marlins

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