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Gonzalez, Hemond to rep D-backs at Draft

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DENVER -- Luis Gonzalez and Roland Hemond will once again represent the D-backs at next month's 2013 First-Year Player Draft.

"It has been an honor to represent the Arizona Diamondbacks alongside former Major Leaguer and D-backs player Luis Gonzalez at the MLB First-Year Player Draft in recent years," said Hemond in an email. "The Draft has gained a great deal of national and international attention since its broadcast on MLB Network. It's always a special moment when we announce our first-round selection."

The 2013 First-Year Player Draft will take place on 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.

The D-backs have the 15th pick in the first round and also hold a pick (No. 36 overall) in the newly-created Competitive Balance Round.

Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Inside the D-backs, and follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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