86ºF

Marlins draft Alex Rodriguez's nephew

Fish grab Joseph Dunand with No. 51 pick

Alex Rodriguez watches the MLB draft with his nephew
Alex Rodriguez watches the MLB draft with his nephew

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins are drafting one player with greatness in his blood.

With the No. 51 pick, the Marlins took shortstop Joseph Dunand from North Carolina State.

Dunand is the nephew of baseball legend Alex Rodriguez.

Dunand grew up in South Florida and went to Gulliver Prep.

Rodriguez posted video of Dunand watching the draft with Rodriguez and other family members.

The celebration was big as Dunand was selected by his hometown team.


About the Author: