Baldwin grad Hoopii-Tuionetoa drafted by Texas Rangers

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Baldwin graduate Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday.

The right-handed pitcher from Wailuku went 895th overall. It was his second time being drafted, going to the Minnesota Twins in the 16th round last year.

Hoopii-Tuionetoa recently completed his freshman year at Pierce College in Washington where he went 4-1 over 36 innings pitched. He had an ERA of 3.75 and racked up 41 strikeouts.

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