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2017 College Draft Profile: Drew Ellis

School: Louisville; Class: Junior Position: 1B/3B; B/T: R/R Height: 6-3; Weight: 210 Previously Drafted: N/A   Background: In a season in which so many supposed top picks have failed to take an expected step forward with their offensive production – Florida shortstop Dalton Guthrie, TCU backstop Evan Skoug struggled out of the gate, Lipscomb outfielder Michael Gigliotii, and Florida State infielder Taylor Walls – Ellis,…

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2017 College Draft Profile: Brendan McKay

2017 Draft Profile: Brendan McKay School: University of Louisville; Class: Junior Position: 1B/LHP; B/T: L/L Height: 6-2; Weight: 220 Previously Drafted: San Diego Padres, 34th round, 2014   Background: Easily the most intriguing talent in college baseball in 2017 – and quite possibly over the past several seasons – McKay is not only in the running for the best hitter in this year’s draft class,…

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2015 Draft Profile: Kyle Funkhouser

School: Louisville; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-3; Weight: 225 Previously Drafted: N/A   Background: The awards started collecting for the former 2012 Gatorade Illinois Baseball Player of Year last season as he was named First Team All-America (American Baseball Coaches Association), Second Team All-America (Louisville Slugger), Third All-America (Perfect Game, Baseball America),…

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2014 Draft Profile: Nick Burdi

Note: For additional draft profiles click here School: Louisville; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-4; Weight: 215 pounds Previously Drafted: Minnesota Twins, 24th round, 2011   Background: After falling to the 24th round coming out of high school for reported signing bonus demands, Burdi’s placed himself squarely in the upper half of the first…