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(6-6-18) Ft. Recovery’s Nick Thwaits has been selected by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round of the MLB Amateur draft being held this week.

Thwaits is the current MAC Player of the Year and was named to the OHSBCA All State baseball team yesterday. Thwaits, who just graduated this spring, is a Kent State commit.

Should the Padres sign Thwaits he could follow in the footsteps of Marion Local, Ohio State and former Padre draft pick and player Cory Luebke. The good news would be if is signed that he would have the opportunity at sometime to play for the Ft. Wayne Tincaps of the Midwest League, the same as Luebke did.

Present Padre reliever Craig Stammen is a Versailles grad.