Found May 30, 2012 on SF Giants Nirvana:
The 2012 MLB Draft is right around the corner, as it begins on Monday June 4th. With the draft being so close, here are some of the names you should know. Under John Barr‘s reign as Scouting Director, the Giants have only selected either a college hitter (Buster Posey, Gary Brown, Joe Panik) or a high school pitcher (Zack Wheeler) with their first round selection. According to Jonathan Mayo, that philosophy is unlikely to change. So let’s look at some of the possible choices for the 20th pick in the draft. College Hitters: The first College hitter to be picked likely will be University of Florida Catcher Mike Zunino, who has a solid chance of going in the top 5. After that it gets a bit less clear due to the fact that this is a pretty weak crop of college hitters. Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero has been linked to the Pirates but if they pass he could end up sliding. Marrero came into the year as a candidate to be selected first overall but has had a disappointing year offensi...
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