Found July 30, 2012 on Summer Ball:
From the La Crosse Tribune
Richard Prigatano knew he wasn’t ready.

When the Toronto Blue Jays drafted Prigatano in the 16th round of the 2011 draft, he recognized it as “a big moment, a big accomplishment.”

But common sense overcame the temptation to jump into the minor leagues immediately after high school. Prigatano instead headed to Long Beach State and gave himself three more years to get ready for a professional career.

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