Former area baseball player drafted by Yanks

Hobbs Hobbs LAS VEGAS—Former Tayl resident Dustin Hobbs was drafted in the 21st round by the New York Yankees two weeks ago.

Hobbs’ grandmother—Lil Cotner— is from Taylor, and his g ra nd fat her—for mer Mi la m Count y Justice of the Peace Martin Hobbs—lives outside of Thorndale.

Hobbs was raised in Taylor until his family moved in 2004 to Las Vegas.

The 6 -foot-2 r ig ht ha nded pitcher was a sophomore at Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ where he was 12-3 with a 3.05 ERA.

Eight Roughriders were taken in the draft.


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