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Kep Brown

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High School: Wando HS, Mt Pleasant, S.C.
College: Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.) JC
State: S.C.

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A 10th round pick by the Cardinals last June, Brown likely would have been drafted in the first or second round had he not torn his Achilles--a freak injury that occurred when he jumped to celebrate a play in the outfield. Originally a Miami signee, Brown got to campus but left before he played a single game, going to Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.) in order to re-enter the draft pool. However, Brown once again suffered another freak injury this spring, popping his shoulder out of the joint and tearing his labrum while swinging and missing at a pitch. Through rest and rehab, Brown returned for the final two weeks of the season and hit his 11th homer of the year--he's got plus-plus raw power. But Brown will likely need surgery to repair the shoulder over the summer. A corner outfielder at the next level, Brown's power is his best tool and should be alluring enough to get him drafted again, but how high he goes might depend on what teams make of his unusual medical history.

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