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Windom grad Nesseth drafted by Phillies

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Windom grad Nesseth drafted by Phillies
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WINDOM -- University of Nebraska pitcher and Windom graduate Mike Nesseth was selected in the 17th round of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday night by the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Nesseth, who was selected in the 15th round a year ago, opted to return to Nebraska this season.

He threw in 10 games, going 1-2, before undergoing Tommy John surgery in April.

Nesseth, who was the 531st overall selection, owns a career 10-7 record with six saves in 57 career appearances for the Huskers. In 116.1 innings, he has notched 136 strikeouts.

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