Rays’ Tim Beckham Trying To Stick At Shortstop

After the Rays made Tim Beckham the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 draft, he stated that he planned on becoming an all-star and possibly a Hall of Famer. After his first three years in pro ball, however, it wasn't apparent what Tampa Bay saw in Beckham to have passed up Buster Posey and Eric Hosmer with that top draft choice.

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