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Randolph among Yankees' reps for Draft

Randolph among Yankees' reps for Draft

BALTIMORE -- Willie Randolph and Andy Cannizaro will serve as the Yankees' representatives for the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, which begins on June 6.

Randolph spent the majority of his 18-year big league playing career with the Yankees, appearing in pinstripes for 13 seasons as a sure-handed second baseman from 1976-88.

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A six-time World Series champion as a player and also as a Yankees coach under manager Joe Torre, Randolph moved into the manager's chair across town with the Mets from 2005-08.

Cannizaro was a seventh-round Draft selection of the Yankees in 2001. The infielder played for seven seasons in New York's farm system, receiving a callup to "The Show" in 2006 and appearing in 13 games.

The 2013 First-Year Player Draft will take place from June 6-8, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on Thursday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 73 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 7, beginning with a preview show at 12:30 p.m., and rounds 11-40 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 8, starting at 1 p.m.

MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. You can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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