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Welcome to the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft!

Here.  We.  Go……

With the 1st Overall pick the Houston Astros select….

Carlos Correa
Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Senior
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 190
Position: SS
DOB: 09/22/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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Full first round recap after the jump.

With the 2nd pick overall the Minnesota Twins select….

Byron Buxton
Appling County HS (Ga.), Senior
Height: 6’2″, Weight: 190
Position: OF
DOB: 12/18/1993
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 3rd pick overall the Seattle Mariners select….

Mike Zunino
Florida, Junior
Height: 6’1″, Weight: 215
Position: C
DOB: 03/25/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 4th pick overall the Orioles select….

Kevin Gausman
LSU, Sophomore
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 185
Position: RHP
DOB: 01/26/1991
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 5th pick overall the Royal select….

Kyle Zimmer
San Francisco, Junior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 210
Position: RHP
DOB: 09/13/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 6th pick overall the Cubs select….

 Albert Almora
Mater Academy (Fla.), Senior
Height: 6’2″, Weight: 180
Position: OF
DOB: 04/06/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 7th pick overall the Padres select….

Max Fried
Harvard-Westlake HS (Calif.), Senior
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 170
Position: LHP
DOB: 01/18/1994
Bats: L, Throws: L

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With the 8th overall pick the Pirates select….

Mark Appel
Stanford, Junior
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 195
Position: RHP
DOB: 07/15/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 9th overall pick the Marlins select….

Andrew Heaney
Oklahoma St., Junior
Height: 6’2″, Weight: 175
Position: LHP
DOB: 06/05/1991
Bats: L, Throws: L

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With the 10th overall pick the Rockies select….

David Dahl
Oak Mountain HS (Ala.), Senior
Height: 6’2″, Weight: 185
Position: OF
DOB: 04/01/1994
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 11th overall pick the Athletics select….

Addison Russell
Pace HS (Fla.), Senior
Height: 6’0″, Weight: 215
Position: SS/3B
DOB: 01/23/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 12th pick overall the Mets select….

 Gavin Cecchini
Barbe HS (La.), Senior
Height: 6’0″, Weight: 175
Position: SS
DOB: 12/22/1993
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 13th pick overall the White Sox select….

Courtney Hawkins
Carroll HS (Texas), Sr.
Height: 6’2″, Weight: 2010
Position: OF/RHP
DOB: 11/12/1993
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 14th pick overall the Reds select….

Nick Travieso
Archbishop McCarthy HS (Fla.), Sr.
Height: 215, Weight: 6’2″
Position: RHP
DOB: 01/31/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 15th pick overall the Indians select….

Tyler Naquin
Texas A&M, Junior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 190
Position: OF
DOB: 04/24/1991
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 16th pick overall the Nationals select….

Lucas Giolito
Harvard-Westlake HS (Calif.), Senior
Height: 6’6″, Weight: 230
Position: RHP
DOB: 07/14/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 17th pick overall the Blue Jays select….

D.J. Davis
Stone County HS (Miss.), Senior
Height: 6’1″, Weight: 180
Position: OF
DOB: 06/27/1993
Bats: L, Throws: L

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With the 18th pick overall the Dodgers select….

Corey Seager
Northwest Cabarrus HS (N.C.), Senior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 205
Position: INF
DOB: 04/27/1994
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 19th pick overall the Cardinals select….

Michael Wacha
Texas A&M, Junior
Height: 6’6″, Weight: 195
Position: RHP
DOB: 07/01/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 20th pick overall the Giants select….

Chris Stratton
Mississippi St., Junior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 190
Position: RHP
DOB: 08/22/1990
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 21st pick overall the Braves select….

Lucas Sims
Brookwood HS (Ga.), Senior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 190
Position: RHP
DOB: 05/10/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 22nd pick overall the Blue Jays select….

Marcus Stroman
Duke, Junior
Height: 5’9″, Weight: 185
Position: RHP
DOB: 05/01/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 23rd pick overall the Cardinals select….

James Ramsey
Florida St., Senior
Height: 6’0″, Weight: 190
Position: OF
DOB: 12/19/1989
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 24th pick overall the Red Sox select….

Deven Marrero
Arizona St., Junior
Height: 6’1″, Weight: 175
Position: SS
DOB: 08/25/1990
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 25th pick overall the Rays select….

Richie Shaffer
Clemson, Junior
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 195
Position: 3B/1B
DOB: 03/15/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 26th pick overall the Diamondbacks select….

Stryker Trahan
Acadiana HS (La.), Senior
Height: 6’1″, Weight: 215
Position: C
DOB: 04/25/1994
Bats: L, Throws: R

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With the 27th pick overall the Brewers select….

Clint Coulter
Union HS (Wash.), Senior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 210
Position: C
DOB: 07/30/1993
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 28th pick overall the Brewers select….

Victor Roache
Georgia Southern, Junior
Height: 6’1″, Weight: 225
Position: OF
DOB: 09/17/1991
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 29th pick overall the Rangers select….

Lewis Brinson
Coral Springs HS (Fla.), Senior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 170
Position: OF
DOB: 05/08/1994
Bats: R, Throws: R

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With the 30th pick overall the Yankees select….

Ty Hensley
Santa Fe HS (Okla.), Senior
Height: 6’4″, Weight: 220
Position: RHP
DOB: 07/30/1993
Bats: B, Throws: R

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With the 31st pick overall the Red Sox select….

Brian Johnson
Florida, Junior
Height: 6’3″, Weight: 225
Position: LHP
DOB: 12/07/1990
Bats: L, Throws: L

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Thanks so much for following the draft with us, we will have full analysis of the Cubs draft picks tomorrow!  Go Cubs!
– George

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