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One can only hope

Posted on: June 4, 2008 12:50 pm
Edited on: June 4, 2008 12:51 pm
 

28. New York-AL
The Yankees are usually in the position to take players with signability problems who fall into their deep pockets. The only problem is that no such player exists here. So what do they do? They could make a total upside bet if a player like Hewitt is still available but the organization is lacking in advanced power hitters, and two players -- Arizona State's Ike Davis and Cal's David Cooper -- fit the bill perfectly. Most scouts give the slight edge to Davis, and the fact that his father Ron wore the pinstripes as a reliever in the late '70s and early '80s helps the cause. Going by the book here makes it even more likely that the Bombers will spend huge money next month on righty Micheal Inoa, the 16-year-old Dominican wunderkind who will likely command a record bonus for an international free agent.

Selection: Ike Davis, 1B, Arizona State

 

This is the projection for the Yankees draft pick.

Category: MLB
Tags: Yankees
 
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