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Texas wraps up Day 2 with pick of Wiper

Texas wraps up Day 2 with pick of Wiper

The Rangers wrapped up Day 2 of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft taking Oregon right-hander Cole Wiper with the 310th overall selection in the 10th round.

The red-shirt freshman went 2-1 in seven appearances (three starts), with a 7.11 ERA. He had a .388 opposing batting average and allowed 19 hits in 12 2/3 innings.


Wiper was named All-KingCo as a pitcher and third baseman at Newport High in Bellevue, Wash, in his senior season. He was drafted in the 14th round by the Blue Jays in 2011.

Master Tesfatsion is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.