Tucker Healy Drafted by Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics

06/11/2012

Contributed by Michael Warwick

Tucker Healy, who recently completed his career with the Ithaca College baseball team, was selected on the third day of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Healy was picked by the Oakland Athletics in the 23rd round with the 709th pick. He's the first Bomber drafted since Shane Wolf and Bryan Gardner were taken in the 2008 draft. He graduated last month from the School of Business.

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Healy is a four-time Empire 8 all-star (earning first-team honors in 2009, 2010 and 2012). He went 3-3 with six saves this season, compiling a 3.15 ERA with 55 strikeouts in 34.1 innings. His 14.42 strikeouts per nine innings this spring marked Ithaca's third-highest single-season mark.

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