Originally written June 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
You had to figure Brandon Magee's draft stock would slip after he blew out his Achilles' tendon. All things considered, a two-round drop for a guy who hasn't been on the field in more than a year and has a career .103 batting average at Arizona State doesn't seem bad. Magee was one of the more interesting names to pop up on the third day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. He was taken in the 23rd round by the Boston Red Sox, the same team that drafted ASU shortstop Deven Marerro in the first round and ASU recruit Willie Ethington (a pitcher from Mountain View High School in Mesa) in the 17th. It's the third time Magee's name has been called during the baseball draft. The first time was out of high school in Corona, Calif., by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 29th round, and then again in 2011 by the Oakland A's in the 21st. A pro baseball career seems very much a possibility for Magee, who told the Arizona Republic's Doug Haller that b...
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