Staples of Westport star Chad Knight drafted by Yankees

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Staples of Westport star Chad Knight had MLB scouts flock to his games the last couple of years.

Knight has high-round draft potential, but his commitment to play college ball at Duke likely scared teams off.

The New York Yankees did draft him on Wednesday in the 31st round.

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Knight was the star of the 2013 Westport Little League team that gave it a good run in Williamsport.

He’s continued to develop into a big league talent.

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