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Dufault, Malgeri feel draft

DENVER — Northeastern outfielders Jared Dupere and Ben Malgeri, and pitcher Brandon Dufault were each selected in the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday afternoon. Malgeri is a Stratham resident, and Dufault is from Windah.

JARED DUPERE, OF, So.-R, Amesbury, Mass.
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants (13th round, 386th overall pick)

  • All-American third team
  • CAA Player of the Year
  • Single-season school record 21 home runs (No. 3 in NCAA)
  • Hit .343 with a single-season school record .781 slugging percentage

Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (16th round, 471st overall pick)

  • No. 2 in the CAA with five saves
  • Made 16 appearances out of the bullpen
  • Struck out 22 batters in 17.0 innings pitched
  • Has one save and six strikeouts in 4.1 innings pitched in the Cape Cod League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox

BEN MALGERI, OF, Jr.-R, Stratham, N.H.
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers (18th round, 525th overall pick)

  • 2021 CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • Five home runs in CAA tournament
  • Posted a .280 batting average with seven home runs and 28 RBIs this season
  • Has a .243 batting average, with a home run, four RBIs, and four stolen bases while playing in the Cape Cod League for the Harwich Mariners.

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