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Tigers, White Sox Draft Managers' Sons
CHICAGO (AP) -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and the Chicago White Sox's Ozzie Guillen had reason to be proud pops on Tuesday.

Their sons got drafted, and by their own organizations. The Tigers took Patrick Leyland in the eighth round, while the White Sox went with Ozney Guillen in the 22nd.

Jim Leyland says he was "absolutely thrilled" and he "never pushed anybody" to take his son.

Patrick Leyland, a 6-foot-2 catcher from Bishop Canevin High School in Pittsburgh, now has a decision to make. He was drafted 253rd overall but also has a scholarship awaiting at Maryland.

Ozney Guillen, an outfielder from Monsignor Edward Pace in Miami, has committed to South Florida. His brother Oney was drafted by the White Sox in 2007.

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