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Area prospects await MLB draft

Jun. 05, 2013 @ 07:26 PM

HUNTINGTON — In the next three days, the lives of a pair of Tri-State athletes could change forever.

The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft gets underway Thursday at 7 p.m. with the first and second rounds from Studio 42 in Seacaucus, N.J.

Among the thousands of prospects being looked at by Major League Baseball teams, two of the higher prospects in the nation are Marshall University pitcher Aaron Blair and Spring Valley High School pitcher Elijah Wellman.

For more of this story check Thursday's edition of The Herald-Dispatch in print and online.