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Corey Smith

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Corey Smith
Name: Corey C. Smith
Born: Apr 15, 1982 in Plainfield, N.J. USA
High School: Piscataway (N.J.) HS
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
Career5,341.259.327.424181
Drafted in the 1st round (26th overall) by the Cleveland Indians in 2000 (signed for $1,375,000)
His talent is universally acknowledged, but no one talks about Smith in glowing terms. His performance in last summer's Area Code Games was outstanding and put him at the top of the charts to start the year. He had a difficult time living up to the pressure and generally did not play like one of the nation's best high school players this spring, even as he hit .557-10-35. He is an excellent hitter with big-time power potential, but he has put on at least 15 pounds and there's a concern he'll continue to add weight, further limiting his speed and mobility. It's a given that he'll move off shortstop after high school, though no one is sure where he'll end up. Third base and left field are probable destinations. While he's the cornerstone of a formidable Miami recruiting class, his chances of attending college are almost nil.
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