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UCLA's Gerrit Cole top pick in MLB draft

Updated: June 6, 2011, 9:48 PM ET
By Blair Angulo | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

UCLA junior pitchers Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer were selected first and third overall, respectively, in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Monday. Cole, taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates, becomes the first ever Bruins player to be chosen first overall. Bauer was picked by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Cole said the Pirates called him about 30 minutes before the draft began to tell him he was their choice. Cole gave Bauer a call right after Bauer was selected.

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