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Five Texas baseball players chosen on first two days of Major League Baseball Draft

Five members of the University of Texas baseball team were chosen among the first eight rounds of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft (photos courtesy of texassports.com / graphic by Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Lansdale

When boiled down to perhaps the simplest possible explanation, successful teams invariably have talented players. Such was the case for the University of Texas baseball team, which went 39-24 in 2017 and reached the final of the Long Beach Regional of the NCAA Baseball Championship.

Not surprisingly, Major League teams took notice of the talent in Austin, and