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Malden baseball player picked in 4th round of MLB Draft

Tanner Murphy sports his new Braves jersey. (Source: Josh Frydman, Heartland News) Tanner Murphy sports his new Braves jersey. (Source: Josh Frydman, Heartland News)
MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

Malden High School Catcher Tanner Murphy has been selected in the 4th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves.

Murphy batted .600 for the Green Wave this season and hit 10 homers.

Heartland Sports has learned he is expected to sign with the Atlanta organization tomorrow.

The 18-year old Murphy who previously committed to SIU was considered one of the top young prospects in the State of Missouri.

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