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2012 MLB Draft Results Day 3, New York Yankees Go For Pitchers On Final Day Of Draft

The 2012 MLB Draft has concluded after three days of picks. The New York Yankees finished the draft by stockpiling arms, drafting 12 pitchers during the final round. Here's the list of the players they selected on Wednesday.

Round 16, 517. RHP Stefan Lopez, Southeastern Louisiana University
Round 17, 547. LHP Timothy Flight, Southern New Hampshire University
Round 18, 577. RHP Brady Lail, Bingham HS (Utah)
Round 19, 607. LHP Dietrich Enns, Central Michigan University
Round 20, 637. SS Mikey Reynolds, Texas A&M
Round 21, 667. LHP James Reed, University of Maryland
Round 22, 697. RHP Brett Marks, Wallace State CC (Alabama)
Round 23, 727. CF Vincent Jackson, Luella HS
Round 24, 757. RHP Jose Mesa, Charles Flanagan HS
Round 25, 787. OF Ty Moore, Mater Dei HS
Round 26, 807. RHP Charles Haslup, Maryland
Round 27, 837. OF Daniel Oh, Cal-Berkely
Round 28, 867. OF Demetrius Stewart, The Bolles School
Round 29, 897. LHP Jose Diaz, Advantage Learning Institute
Round 30, 927. OF Raphael Rhymes, LSU
Round 31, 957. RHP Kevin Johnson, Illinois
Round 32, 997. SS Garrett Cannizaro, Tulane
Round 33, 1027. 1B Saxon Butler, Samford
Round 34, 1057. LHP Eric Erickson, Miami
Round 35, 1087. SS Kyle Farmer, Georgia
Round 36, 1117. C Dalton Smith, University City HS, CA
Round 37, 1147. RHP Charles Basford, Samford
Round 38, 1177. OF David Thompson, Westminster Christian School, FL
Round 39, 1207. OF Bo Decker, East Ridge HS, FL
Round 40, 1237. OF Sherman Lacrus, Western Oklahoma State College

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2012 MLB Draft Results: New York Yankees Select High Schooler Nathan Mikolas In Round 3

The New York Yankees selected outfielder Nathan Mikolas (Bradford High School, WI) with the 124th pick in the third round of the 2012 MLB Draft on Tuesday.

Mikolas, a 6-foot, 200-pound outfielder, bats and throws with his left hand. A full scouting report of Mikolas follows, courtesy of

Nathan Mikolas is a 2012 OF/1B with a 6-2 200 lb. frame from Kenosha, WI who attends Bradford HS. Medium frame, strong build, long levers. Bat stands out, quality left handed hitter. Tall stance, simple swing, quick hands, aggressive swing, ball jumps off his bat. Good bat speed, some length in back, starts with hands low and back, loads with hips, good extension through the baseball, showed good present power. Patient hitter, almost picky at times, has a plan in the box. Pullside approach, looks to do damage when he swings. Can make a few tweaks to improve swing but polished for a Wisconsin high school prospect, high level bat. Good student. Signed with Louisville.

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2012 MLB Draft: New York Yankees Select Austin Aune, Peter O'Brien In Round 2

The New York Yankees selected centerfielder Austin Aune and catcher Peter O'Brien, respectively, with the 89th and 94th picks in the second round of the 2012 MLB Draft on Tuesday.

Aune played for Argyle High School in Texas last season. O'Brien caught for the University of Miami.

Their scouting reports follow, courtesy of's Draft Tracker:

Austin Aune, 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, CF, L/R

A two-sport star in high school, Aune has the ability to make it in either football or baseball. A potential five-tool player, Aune bats lefty and has potential plus power. He has good range at shortstop and a great arm, but some scouts think that a move to the outfield could be in his near future. Aune could potentially play center field at the next level, especially because of his great speed and arm. Although a bit raw, Aune's upside and great makeup should allow the toolsy outfielder to be picked in the early going of the Draft.

Peter O'Brien, 6-4, 225 pounds, C, R/R

This is a bit of a do-over for O'Brien, who entered the 2011 season as a strong catching prospect at Bethune-Cookman, but he decided not to sign after being drafted in the third round by the Rockies, instead transferring to Miami for his senior season. He's been more consistent with the Hurricanes, showing the kind of offensive ability most thought they'd see when 2011 began. He drives the ball to all fields and has above-average to plus raw power. He's not a bad runner for the position. His arm has always been a plus and he's shown some improvement behind the plate as well with decent hands and agility for someone his size. College catchers, especially with this kind of offensive potential, often do well on Draft day and it seems that O'Brien's decision to spend one more year in college may work to his advantage.

For more on the Yankees, please be sure to visit Pinstripe Alley.


2012 MLB Draft: Yankees Begin Day 2 Selections; St. John's Kyle Hansen Still On The Board

Day 1 of the 2012 MLB Draft is in the books, however, more dreams will come true Tuesday when it resumes and rounds 2-40 will take place beginning at noon ET on

On Monday, the New York Yankees took right-handed pitcher Ty Hensley out of the state of Oklahoma with the 30th overall pick.

Mets' Draft Choices | Yankees' Draft Choices

The Yankees have a pair of selections in today's second round, which begins with the 61st overall seelction. New York has the 89th and 94th overall selections. What will be the draft strategy for the Yankees on Tuesday? Fans will find out and can watch all the action on, which will be broadcasting rounds 2-16 starting at noon ET.

For a complete rundown of the MLB Draft order for day two, click here.

Meanwhile, Kyle Hansen of St. John's, ranked No. 97 overall by prospect rankings, should be one of a few local players selected Tuesday. Hansen, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound right-hander, has helped the Red Storm earn a trip to the NCAA Baseball Tournament's Super Regional round.

On Monday, Stony Brook's Travis Jankowski was picked by the San Diego Padres 40th overall.

For more on the Yankees, please be sure to visit Pinstripe Alley.

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