We're moving along at a nice pace here, getting through 66 picks in about 75 minutes. . .
The Nationals kick off the fourth round with a splash, drafting A.J. Cole, who was projected as a first-round pick for most of the spring but was also inconsistent.
Update: The Pirates grab another good prep arm with Las Vegas-area high school righthander Nick Kingham. Here's a snippet from his subsscriber-only scouting report: "Kingham's fastball is in the 90-93 mph range with good life. His changeup is his second-best pitch and it's a solid-average offering. His curveball is below-average now and needs to be tightened up. He profiles as a middle-of-the-rotation pitcher, but scouts love his frame and think one day he'll be able to handle a 200-inning workload."
Drafts I'm really liking so far: Boston, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay & Cleveland.
Update: Of the 22 picks we listed as the best-availble heading into Round Four, five have gone off the board so far this round.
Update: Aaaaand just as I write that, we have a few more off the board with James Paxton to the Mariners and David Filak to the Braves.
Update: First Puerto Rican off the board with outfielder Eddie Rosario. We rated Rosario as the second-best Puerto Rican, behind shortstop Dickie Joe Thon, who is likely falling because of a high price tag and Rice commitment.
Update: After picking Kyle Parker last night, the Rockies popped their second quarterback by snagging North Carolina State QB/2B Rusell Wilson.
Update: Another North Carolina guy flying up into the fourth round with outfielder James Baldwin III and then the Red Sox take Garin Cecchini, who missed most of this year with a torn ACL. Cecchini came into the year as one of the top high school picks and this is a typical Red Sox pick, as they'll have to pony up some money to keep him away from LSU, despite the injury.
Update: The Yankees finish off the fourth round with another toolsy outfielder in Mason Williams. We posted some video of Willams recently, which can be seen here.
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