Junior Logan Boyer was chosen in the 11th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers and junior Julian Escobedo in the 17th round by the Cleveland Indians),
Junior Adrian Mardueno was selected in the 20th round by the St. Louis Cardinals and senior Angelo Armenta in the 38th round by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Boyer, a right-handed pitcher from Chandler, Ariz., has started each of the last two seasons as SDSU’s opening day starter. Over his Aztec career, he’s limited opposing hitters to a .178 batting average.
Escobedo, an outfielder, has played in 159 career games with 139 starts for SDSU and most notably was a 2018 All-Mountain West Second Team honoree.
Mardueno, a right-hander, was one of college baseball’s most dominant relief pitchers in 2019 and earned All-Mountain West First Team honors with a 5-2 record and 1.93 earned run average.
Armenta, an All-Mountain West Second Team selection at shortstop, came to the Aztecs in 2019 after transferring from USC. He hit .307 and led the team with 15 doubles and 39 RBIs.
SDSU’s baseball program has had 219 players selected in the MLB draft picks in its history; 21 have been drafted over the last five years. The Aztecs’ four selections are the second most in the Mountain West conference, trailing only Fresno State, which had eight players drafted.
– Staff reports
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