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2017 MLB Draft: Profiles on 50 top prospects

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2017 MLB Draft College Prospects

Austin Jones thriving, moving up draft boards

Austin Jones dominated opposing high school hitters as a senior right-handed pitcher for Wauwatosa West (Wis.) in 2013, posting a ...
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Kade McClure leans on father for advice

Kade McClure has had the luxury to grow up with a father who played a professional sport. McClure’s father, Brian, was an ...
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Brigham Hill motivated to prove critics wrong

As a draft-eligible sophomore in 2016, Texas A&M right-handed pitcher Brigham Hill had a chance to start his professional career when ...
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Talented left-handed pitcher: Ricky Tyler Thomas

Fresno State left-handed pitcher Ricky Tyler Thomas isn’t an imposing figure on the mound, listed at 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds ...
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Riley Adams focused on team’s success

In recent years, the University of San Diego has produced numerous early-round picks in the MLB First-Year Player Draft, with ...
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Deon Stafford bursts onto the scene

Deon Stafford took college baseball by storm, hitting .395 with a program-record 18 home runs and 49 RBIs to earn ...
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A skilled first baseman: Evan White

Evan White has been passionate about the game of baseball ever since he was young. His father played college baseball ...
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A draft-eligible sophomore: Jake Mangum

Mississippi State outfielder Jake Mangum took college baseball by storm as a freshman in 2016, hitting .408 to win the ...
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Joe Dunand receives advice from Alex Rodriguez

When North Carolina State shortstop/third baseman Joe Dunand delivers a base hit or fields a ground ball, his mannerisms slightly ...
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David Peterson focused on team’s success

As a senior in high school, David Peterson was one of the top prep left-handed pitching prospects in the 2014 ...
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Notre Dame’s Peter Solomon eyes success

Coming out of high school, right-handed pitcher Peter Solomon was the top prep pitching prospect in the state of Maryland ...
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Griffin Canning focused on team’s success

In John Savage's 12 years as the head coach, UCLA has a history of developing elite college starting pitching, including first-round picks ...
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Future is bright for UWM catcher Daulton Varsho

Daulton Varsho has been surrounded by the sport of baseball his entire life. His father, Gary, played eight seasons in ...
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Brendon Little finds success after early struggles

Coming out of the Pennsylvania high school ranks, left-handed pitcher Brendon Little was a well-regarded MLB First-Year Player Draft prospect ...
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Keston Hiura

Keston Hiura battles through elbow injury

University of California-Irvine’s Keston Hiura is one of the top position players in this year’s MLB First-Year Player Draft class, ...
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Michael Gigliotti bursts onto the scene

A regular in Lipscomb’s lineup since his freshman season in 2015, Michael Gigliotti was an under-the-radar MLB First-Year Player Draft ...
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An intriguing two-way player: Brendan McKay

Each year there are intriguing two-way players in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. But unlike recently history, Brendan McKay is ...
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Corbin Martin hopes for productive season

Growing up, Corbin Martin was a devoted Texas Longhorns fan. But, when Martin was searching for a university to continue ...
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Alex Lange: Goal is to win College World Series

On June 9, 2012, No. 1-seeded LSU faced No. 16-seeded Stony Brook in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional ...
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Matt Crohan hopes to return in April after injury

As a freshman at Winthrop in 2014, left-handed pitcher Matt Crohan dealt with a flap tear in his left shoulder ...
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