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Gallagher Goes to the M's

Nolan Gallagher goes 4th round

Proving once again that the MLB Draft is full of surprises, Stanford junior RHP Nolan Gallagher (5-6, 7.27 ERA) was taken in the fourth round yesterday by the Seattle Mariners. The 6'3" righty from Red Lodge (Mont.) had a terribly disappointing season, and his draft stock took a big hit. One can imagine his obvious excitement when he talked with us yesterday shortly after being taken #135 overall.

Drafted in the fourth round today - is this what you expected to happen? "It's one of those things where I tried not to expect anything.  You don't know what is going to happen.  It's a lot of sitting and waiting and wanting and wishing.  I tried to relax as much as I can.  But I'm excited.  I'm very excited about the ballclub that picked me.  I'm glad to be a part of that organization...

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