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Lance Jones drafted in 36th round by Toronto

(Source: Southern Athletics) (Source: Southern Athletics)

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BATON ROUGE - Senior center fielder Lance Jones was selected in the 36th round by the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday during the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.

Jones, a two-year letterman a member of the Jaguar baseball program, joins nine players from the Southwestern Athletic Conference who have been selected since the draft began Monday evening.

During his two-year career at Southern after transferring from Bossier City Community College, Jones posted a .327 batting average and finished his career with 68 hits, 14 doubles and one home run in 60 games played.

The Benton, La. native added 34 RBIs and went 26-31 on stolen bases.
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