Jeremy Bleich Taken 44th Overall By The New York Yankees

June 5, 2008

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Stanford junior catcher Jeremy Bleich has been selected in Thursday's first day of the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Bleich was taken by the New York Yankees as a compensation Round A selection (44th overall). This is the first time Bleich has been selected in the MLB First-Year Player Draft.

The two-day 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft concludes on Friday, June 6. Stay tuned to gostanford.com for the latest updates on Stanford players selected in the draft. The entire draft can be followed at mlb.com.

Jeremy Bleich (New York Yankees, Compensation Round A, 44th Overall Selection)
• Jeremy Bleich Bio
Bleich, a native of Metairie, LA has made six starts in his eight total appearances this season and has a 2-2 record, 1.09 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 33.0 innings pitched. He has also limited opponents to a .197 batting average against him in 2008.

Bleich has an 8-14 career collegiate record with a 4.33 ERA and seven saves over 48 appearances. He also has added one complete game and has 123 strikeouts in 191.2 career innings pitched.

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