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Jonathan Zeringue, c
E.D. White HS, Thibodaux, La.


Zeringue will be the second catcher drafted, following Minnesota three-sport star Joe Mauer. Zeringue is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound athlete with four above-average tools, a rare package for a catcher. His bat speed and compact swing enable him to hit for both power and average. He's also a plus runner–and not just for his position–with a strong arm. He has touched 92 mph as a pitcher this spring. His receiving skills are the weakest part of his game. A pro team may move him to third base or the outfield to get around that shortcoming and take advantage of his athleticism. If he attends Louisiana State, he'll definitely stick behind the plate.

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