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Jon Youngblood

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High School: Lafayette HS, Lexington, Ky.
College: Meridian (Miss.) JC
State: Miss.

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Scouting Report

Youngblood rated as the Jayhawk League's top prospect last summer, a spot ahead of probable first-rounder Tim Anderson, but Anderson has rocketed past him this spring. The Pirates drafted Youngblood out of Meridian last June in the 15th round, after the Braves drafted him in the 30th round in 2011 out of high school in Kentucky. Like Anderson, Youngblood has excellent speed, earning 70 grades on the 20-80 scouting scale. But the athletic Youngblood has yet to refine his choppy swing and does not make consistent hard contact, batting .297/387/.335 this spring. He's committed to Tennessee.

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