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MLB Draft Results 2015: Washington Nationals draft LHP Taylor Hearn 164th overall in 5th Round

With their 5th Round pick in the 2015 MLB Draft, the Washington Nationals went with the second pitcher in a row, selecting left-handed pitcher Taylor Hearn out of Oklahoma Baptist University with the 164th overall pick.

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The Washington Nationals took three outfielders (Andrew Stevenson - 58; Blake Perkins - 69 and Rhett Wiseman -103) in the first three rounds of the 2015 MLB Draft, and selected a right-hander with a Hall-of-Fame father in the 4th Round (Mariano Rivera, Jr. - 134). Then, with their fifth-round pick, the Nationals went with another pitcher, left-hander Taylor Hearn out of Oklahoma Baptist University.

"You're obviously going to send this guy out as a starter," Jim Callis said on the MLB.com Draft broadcast. "Said this before, we'll say it again I'm sure today, big size, big arm strength on this guy, lot of upside with him."

[ed. note - "This is the last pick we'll do a separate post for today. We'll wrap up Rounds 5-10 at some point in the near-future."]