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Rob Segedin

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Rob Segedin
Name: Robert Mitchell Segedin
Born: Nov 10, 1988 in Teaneck, N.J. USA
High School: Northern Valley Regional HS, Old Tappan, N.J.
College: Tulane
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 220 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 3rd round (112th overall) by the New York Yankees in 2010 (signed for $377,500)
Segedin injured his lower back in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2008, and continued back problems and a shoulder injury led Tulane to shut him down after five games last spring. He was healthy again by the summer, when he helped Bourne win its first-ever Cape championship, and has wielded one of the most potent bats in college baseball this year, hitting .434/.516/.788. Segedin has plenty of strength in his 6-foot-3, 220-pound frame, and he makes consistent, hard contact. His righthanded stroke is geared more toward line drives than loft, but he does show the ability to lift mistakes out of the park. He's not nimble on the bases or at third base, but he manages to get the job done defensively. He has plenty of arm at the hot corner, and his fastball topped out at 94 mph when the Green Wave used him as a reliever two years ago. Because of his back, he has pitched sparingly since. There aren't many quality bats like Segedin's in this draft, but his leverage as a draft-eligible sophomore at an academically strong program could drive up his price and down his draft position.
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