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2016 MLB Draft Results: Nebraska Baseball's Max Knutson & Ben Miller Selected On Saturday

Two more Huskers joined MLB clubs Saturday.

David McGee

The final day of the 2016 Major League Baseball entry draft gave two more selections to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, making it three picks for the Big Red altogether this year.

Junior Lefty P Max Knutson was picked up by the Baltimore Orioles in the 12th round on Saturday. The Arden Hills, Minnesota native had 17 appearances this year for Nebraska, with 5 starts in those appearances. Knudson finished the year with a 3-1 record and 4.38 earned run average.

Later in the day, Junior First Baseman Ben Miller was picked up by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The pride of Clive, Iowa started all 59 games for the Huskers in 2016, hitting a crisp .317 with 6 Home Run's and 46 Runs Batted In. Miller also appeared in 1 game as a Pitcher for the Huskers, going 2/3's of an inning with no runs or hits allowed and one walk.

Miller and Knutson joined Outfielder Ryan Boldt from Thursday in hearing their name called. No other Husker nor any recruits for the Huskers were called for the draft.