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Draft Focus: Carlos Rodon

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Friday, March 07, 2014


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Carlos Rodon Perfect Game profile

Position:  LHP
Height:  6-3
Weight:  234
Bats/Throws:  L-L
Birthdate:  Dec. 10, 1992
College:  NC State
Hometown:  Holly Springs, N.C.
Previously Drafted:  Brewers '11 (16)
Projected Draft Round:  1

It’s good to be the king, and right now Carlos Rodon holds that title in the 2014 MLB Draft class. He has and will continue to have others nipping at his heels, namely Jeff Hoffman at ECU, but at this moment he is the man to beat for the top spot. But, that perch does not come without its more negative aspects. Rodon has been a known commodity for many years now, and as much as he’s lauded for his ability, he’s also been placed squarely under the microscope, as any potential No. 1 overall selection should be.


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