06/11/14 10:00am
06/11/2014 10:00 AM
SUNY/Oneonta junior pitcher Steve Ascher was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 17th round. (Credit: SUNY/Oneonta athletic department)

SUNY/Oneonta junior pitcher Steve Ascher was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 17th round. (Credit: SUNY/Oneonta Athletic Department)

Steve Ascher, who was a Yankees fan growing up, may one day get the chance to pitch against the Bronx bombers — as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Rays made Ascher, a 20-year-old left-hander from Cutchogue, their choice in the 17th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. (more…)