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MLB Draft 2012: Braves Select C Bryan De La Rosa In Third Round

The second day of the 2012 MLB Draft continues on Tuesday. The third round of the draft is underway and the Atlanta Braves have made their third-round pick. With the No. 116 overall pick, the Braves selected right-handed catcher Bryan De La Rosa.

De La Rosa is a 5'8, 193-pound player from Olympic Heights High School in Florida. De La Rosa marks the first position player that the Braves have selected in this year's draft, after using their picks in the first two rounds to pick up local pitchers.

You can click here to watch live streaming coverage of Day 2 of the 2012 MLB Draft at MLB.com.

Read more about the Atlanta Braves at Talking Chop and head over to Baseball Nation for additional news, notes and analysis around Major League Baseball. Check out Minor League Ball to see how some of these prospects develop in their quest to the major leagues.

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