A’s pick Casa’s Christy; SSU’s Sidhu selected by Rays


The Oakland A’s on Saturday selected Casa Grande High School’s Francis Christy in the 37th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft.

Christy was the catcher on a Casa Grande team that reached the North Coast Section championship game. He was the 1,121st player chosen in the three-day draft.

Also Saturday, Sonoma State University pitcher Harmen Sidhu was selected in the 20th round by the Tampa Bay Rays.

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