2013 MLB Draft: Philadelphia Phillies Make Smart Move in Selecting HS Shortstop JP Crawford

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Just like Freddy Galvis, pictured above, the Philadelphia Phillies hope their newest drafted shortstop can develop into a major league talent.

It was unexpected, not something many mocks had predicted and yet, it was brilliant. With the 16th overall pick in the first round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the Philadelphia Phillies selected high school shortstop JP Crawford of […]

2013 MLB Draft: Minnesota Twins Add Pitcher Ryan Eades in Second Round

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With the 43rd overall selection in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Minnesota Twins continued to stockpile pitchers—with the hopes of rebuilding a troubling pitching staff—when they drafted right-hander Ryan Eades out of LSU. Eades becomes the second pitcher taken in […]

2013 MLB Draft: Did Jonathan Gray’s Postive Test for Adderall Keep Him From Earning First Overall Draft Pick?

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Drafting third, the Colorado Rockies might as well say they stole Jonathan Gray. Although it had been up in the air whether Gray, fellow right-handed pitcher Mark Appel or top college bat Kris Bryant would have the distinction of being […]

2013 MLB Draft: Houston Astros Should Think Twice Before Debuting First Overall Pick Mark Appel

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  When the Houston Astros drafted Stanford fireballer Mark Appel with the first pick of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the move was not exactly a surprising one. Houston chose to pick the best available player and to many […]

Matt Krook is a Risky Pick for Miami Marlins in 2013 MLB Draft

The Miami Marlins have four picks on the first day of the 2013 MLB Draft. One of those fell within the competitive balance round and is a bit risky. They selected pitcher Matt Krook out of high school. Krook is […]

2013 MLB Draft: Cincinnati Reds Got a Steal With Phillip Ervin

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The Cincinnati Reds had a great selection of starting pitchers with three of the top 20 prospects available to them with the No. 27 pick in the 2013 MLB Draft. The Reds decided though that they wanted to go with […]

2013 MLB Draft: Atlanta Braves Continue Tradition With Jason Hursh

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The Atlanta Braves have a history of great pitching. That tradition continued in the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft when they took Jason Hursh with the No. 31 pick. The Oklahoma State right hander went 6-5 and a […]

Texas Rangers Make Great Choice by Picking Travis Demeritte in 2013 MLB Draft

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Besides being in first place in the American League West, the Texas Rangers were busy taking part in the 2013 MLB Draft on Thursday night. They had the No. 30 overall pick in this year’s draft and went with shortstop […]

San Francisco Giants Surprise Everyone, take Christian Arroyo at #25 overall

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  The San Francisco Giants have used their first round draft pick (the #25 pick overall) on high school shortstop Christian Arroyo. Arroyo is a 6’1″, 185 pounder from Hernando High School in Spring Hill, FL. Arroyo put up huge numbers in his […]

New York Yankees Select Outfielder Aaron Judge with 32nd Pick in 2013 MLB Draft

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  The New York Yankees selected 6-foot-7, 255 lbs. outfielder Aaron Judge of Fresno State with the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft. Judge is a very interesting prospect and not because of his size. Judge has raw […]

2013 MLB Draft: Detroit Tigers Make Mistake with Jonathon Crawford

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The Detroit Tigers have one of the worst farm systems in all of the MLB. They are hoping that Jonathon Crawford will begin the process of fixing that problem. The Florida right-handed pitcher was taken with the No. 20 pick […]

2013 MLB Draft: Arizona Diamondbacks Make Terrific Pick With Braden Shipley

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Arizona Diamondbacks had the 15th pick in 2013 MLB Draft, and once again decided to add to their surplus of pitching. Braden Shipley, a right-hander from University of Nevada, is the latest pitcher to be selected by the snakes. The […]