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Pick Overall Team Player Position School State Bonus
1 842 Pittsburgh Pirates Brandon Zajac LHP Walker Valley HS, Cleveland, Tenn. Tenn.
2 843 Seattle Mariners Brett Shankin RHP Wayne State (Mich.) Mich.
Brett Shankin blossomed as a senior at Wayne State and earned a shot at pro ball. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound righthander depends on his 88-92 mph sinker because his secondary pitches are fringy, but he throws strikes with his entire repertoire. He projects as a middle reliever.
3 844 Arizona Diamondbacks Mat Sample RHP Rogers State (Okla.) Okla.
4 845 Baltimore Orioles Nate Raubinger 1B Arroyo Grande (Calif.) HS Calif.
5 846 Kansas City Royals Jordan Ramsey RHP North Davidson HS, Lexington, N.C. N.C.
Jordan Ramsey, Logan Jernigan and Jason Creasy have all shown upper-80s stuff in the past, but didn't take a step forward as hoped this spring. Jernigan and Creasy are both committed to North Carolina State, while Ramsey will pitch for UNC Wilmington
6 847 Washington Nationals Ken Ferrer RHP Elon N.C.
Elon won the Southern Conference regular season but got bounced in two games in the tournament after losing a 20-inning contest in the first round. Righthanded arm strength was the team's strong suit with Ken Ferrer and Thomas Girdwood both sitting in the low 90s. Ferrer's fastball ranges from 90-94, but he lacks command thanks to a long arm stroke. His stuff can be electric and he has a strong frame at 6-foot-2, 230 pounds. His inconsistent command may relegate him to a relief role.
7 848 Cleveland Indians Tyler Nurdin LHP Temple (Texas) JC Texas
Nurdin is a 6-foot-3, 200-pound lefthander with more arm strength (his fastball touches 93 mph) but less feel and command.
8 849 Chicago Cubs Chris Garrison RHP Western Nevada CC Nev.
9 850 Houston Astros Jordan John LHP Oklahoma Okla.
Another Tommy John survivor, lefthander Jordan John had his surgery just after his high school career ended in 2009. He redshirted at Oklahoma in 2010 and now, at age 21, he's a rare draft-eligible freshman. John has an ideal pitcher's build at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds. His stuff is still on the way back, but he has found success throwing four pitches for strikes. A good athlete with a clean delivery, he gets good life on his 86-88 mph fastball and should add velocity as he matures.
10 851 Milwaukee Brewers BreShon Kimbrell C Mesquite (Texas) HS Texas
Kimbell has a big league body at 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds, and though he only has been catching for a year, he has a little more arm strength and is a little more advanced than Lockwood. That said, Kimbell still has a lot of work to do behind the plate. A righthanded hitter with intriguing power potential, he has committed to Louisiana Tech.
11 852 New York Mets Jharel Cotton RHP Miami Dade JC Fla.
Cotton has a stabbing arm action that can be difficult to repeat, but at his best he touches 93 mph, sitting 88-91, and has a plus changeup.
12 853 Florida Marlins Brad Mincey RHP East Carolina N.C.
13 854 Los Angeles Dodgers Joey Winker OF Mercer Ga.
14 855 Los Angeles Angels Daniel Vargas-Vila RHP West Florida Fla.
15 856 Oakland Athletics Thomas Girdwood RHP Elon N.C.
Girdwood generated strong interest as a junior when he was closing for the Phoenix and set the school's career saves record, but he stumbled down the stretch and slid to the Twins in the 15th round. He chose not to sign and lost the closer's job this season, moving into a starting role. Girdwood can sit in the low 90s and has touched 95 mph, with a sharp slider, but command is his bugaboo. He went 4-5, 3.39 this year with 45 strikeouts and 33 walks in 64 innings.

Girdwood signed for a $1,000 bonus on June 10, but the contract was later voided.
16 857 Detroit Tigers Guido Knudson RHP UC San Diego Calif.
Knudson's delivery and arm action are best suited for a relief role. He has arm strength, with a 90-93 mph fastball and the makings of a decent slider.
17 858 Colorado Rockies Joshua Correa OF Caguas Military Academy, Caguas, P.R. P.R.
18 859 Toronto Blue Jays Jorge Vega-Rosado SS Miami Dade JC Fla.
19 860 St. Louis Cardinals Ryan Sherriff LHP Glendale (Calif.) JC Calif.
20 861 Chicago White Sox Kyle Robinson 1B Arkansas Ark.
Arkansas has its own senior sign in outfielder Kyle Robinson, who has power and athleticism. He struggled in Southeastern Conference play, hitting just .175.
21 862 Boston Red Sox Brenden Shepard RHP Stonehill (Mass.) Mass.
22 863 San Diego Padres Rashaad Ingram 2B St. Augustine's (N.C.) N.C.
23 864 Texas Rangers Saquan Johnson OF East Bladen HS, Elizabethtown, N.C. N.C.
24 865 Cincinnati Reds Yordanys Perez OF Calabasas, Calif. (No school) Calif.
25 866 Atlanta Braves Matt Talley LHP The Citadel S.C.
26 867 San Francisco Giants Tyler Mizenko RHP Winthrop S.C.
The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Mizenko was solid in the Cape Cod League last year, and had pitched well for Winthrop this spring after moving into a starting role. He had 20 saves his first two seasons and was 93-94 mph with his fastball in the Cape. As a starter, he pitched with an average fastball at best and mixed in both a curveball and slider to go with a changeup. He pounded the strike zone all season, but his delivery has too much effort for him to start in pro ball. His fastball has excellent life from a low three-quarters slot, even though it's thrown with a four-seam grip, and he has the makeup to fit as a middle reliever.
27 868 Minnesota Twins David Hurlbut LHP Cal State Fullerton Calif.
28 869 New York Yankees Josean Lazaro RHP North Broward Prep, Coconut Creek, Fla. Fla.
29 870 Tampa Bay Rays Blake Grant-Parks C Yuba City (Calif.) HS Calif.
30 871 Philadelphia Phillies Ian Durham RHP California Lutheran Calif.