Lake Stevens' Kelliher drafted by Athletics
Kelliher, who went 5-1 this past season to lead Lake Stevens to a league title, was projected to go between the second and fifth rounds. Going into the draft, a few teams, including Oakland and the Seattle Mariners, had shown increased interest in the 5-foot-11 pitcher.
Kelliher was considered the No. 1 ranked high school baseball prospect in Washington by Perfect Game — which also has him ranked as the 39th right-handed pitcher in the nation.
Kelliher has until July 15 to decide whether or not he wants to sign a contract with Oakland or go to Oregon.
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