Local PGCBL stars selected as part of MLB Draft
Justin Yurchak became the sixth former player of a local PGCBL team to be drafted this year.
Yurchak returned home in the summer of 2015 to play for Amsterdam, but the list doesn't end there.
As day three continued, a number of other players with ties to the Capital Region found their home in the pro's.
Former Albany Dutchmen Gavin Wallace, was picked by the Pirates picked in the 15th round, while Mitch Stophel was picked by the Chicago Cubs.
Former Mohawk Tyler Ratliff was selected by Texas, while Johnathan Pryor was selected by the Washington Nationals.
Griffin Roberts was also drafted by the Minnesota Twins.