State Report: Michigan

The University of Michigan carries the mail for the entire state this year. Outfielder Ryan LaMarre's strong play since coming back from a broken thumb gives him a chance to become the state's first first-rounder since the Yankees reached for David Parrish ten years ago. The college crop has good depth, a stark contrast to a depleted high school group. A year after Daniel Fields received a $1.625 million bonus as a sixth-round pick from the Tigers, no prepster projects to go in the first 15 rounds and there might not be a single one signed.

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