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BPC Baseball Player Drafted By Houston Astros
Wednesday, 12 June 2013


June-12--Twenty-four NAIA baseball programs had players selected in the 2013 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft, which wrapped up Saturday, June 8. In total, 37 NAIA student-athletes were picked by 23 different clubs during the three-day, 40-round event. Among those, Brewton-Parker College senior outfielder Jon Kemmer was picked by the Houston Astros in the 21st round.

Kemmer finishes his senior year with many accolades. He led the Barons to a Southern States Athletic Conference playoff bid, posted a .366 batting average, a .717 slugging percentage, and collected 13 doubles, 12 home runs, and 41 runs batted in. With those numbers, Kemmer was named the SSAC Player of the Year and earned NAIA First Team All-American honors.

Follow Kemmer and the Astros at http://houston.astros.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=hou
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