LSU junior outfielder Jake Fraley was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the second round of the 2016 MLB Draft late Thursday night. He was the 77th overall selection. Per

A three-year starter in the LSU outfield, Fraley is hitting .324 (84-for-259) this season with 10 doubles, five triples, five homers, 35 RBI, 59 runs and 28 steals in 37 attempts.

Fraley is No. 1 in the SEC in stolen bases, No. 3 in the league in runs scored, No. 4 in triples and No. 6 in base hits. Fraley’s 28 steals this season is the eighth-best single-season total in LSU history. He has 59 career stolen bases and is No. 7 on LSU’s all-time steals list.

The draft continues at Noon CT Friday with Rounds 3-10.
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I knew Fraley was having a good year, but damn those sec ranks are very good.
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