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Blake DeWitt

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Blake DeWitt
Name: Blake Robert DeWitt
Born: Aug 20, 1985 in Sarasota, Fla. USA
High School: Sikeston (Mo.) HS
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 1st round (28th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004 (signed for $1,200,000)
Though scouts say he has been a little anxious this spring, DeWitt still has batted .544 with 11 homers and is one of the safest bets to hit among the draft's high school prospects. He's a sound, strong lefthanded hitter whose power still shows when he uses wood in batting practice. DeWitt has arm strength and athleticism, but he's not a true shortstop. He'll move to second or third base once he turns pro or attends Georgia Tech, and he's intriguing as a possible catcher. He has been likened to Twins 2003 first-round pick Matt Moses, and Minnesota is believed to be following DeWitt closely.
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