Found June 07, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
The Miami Marlins went heavy on position players in the second day of the MLB Draft on Friday. Miami picked eight position players, including shortstop Ben Deluzio of Orlando First Academy in the third round and Cal State Fullerton junior catcher Chad Wallach, the son of longtime major-league third baseman Tim Wallach, in the fifth round. Marlins director of scouting Stan Meek said the team did not make a concerted effort going into Friday to draft strictly position players. Thats really how the board fell, Meek said. We needed position players, but we didnt really say we were going to target position players. I didnt even realize it until it went down to the end, but we took a lot of athletes. It just kind of fit with how the board fell. Deluzio hit .400 with 20 RBI and 32 runs scored this past season. He is a Florida State signee, but Deluzio told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday night that he was going pro.Im looking forward to staying on the infield and making a difference for the...
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