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2017 College Draft Profile: Kyle Wright

School: Vanderbilt University; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-4; Weight: 220 Previously Drafted: N/A   Background: In a friendly competition with teammate Jeren Kendall to see who will eventually hear their name called first on draft day. Wright, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound right-hander from Huntsville, Alabama, has been a consistent – often times dominant – contributor for one of the nation’s preeminent college powerhouses….

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2016 Draft Profile: Jordan Sheffield

School: Vanderbilt University; Class: Red Shirt Sophomore Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6–0; Weight: 185 Previously Drafted: Boston Red Sox, 13th round, 2013 Background: The older brother of Cleveland Indians MiLB’er Justus Sheffield, whom I pegged as one of the biggest breakout prospects this season, Jordan’s career path hasn’t been as smooth sailing. Back during his senior year in high school the hard-throwing right-hander succumbed to…

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2015 Draft Profile: Rhett Wiseman

School: Vanderbilt; Class: Junior Position: RF; B/T: L/R Height: 6-1`; Weight: 205 Previously Drafted: Chicago Cubs, 25th round, 2012   Background: A quiet, uninspiring performer during his first two seasons with Vanderbilt, Wiseman, who batted .289/.360/.438 in part time action as a true freshman but declined to a more mediocre .277/.343/.387 the following season, has…

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2015 Draft Profile: Walker Buehler

School: Vanderbilt; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-2; Weight: 175 Previously Drafted: Pittsburgh Pirates, 12th round, 2012   Background: Finally healthy after dealing with some early season elbow issues, Buehler picked right up where he left off in his previous two seasons – missing about a bat per inning with solid or better…

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2015 Draft Profile: Dansby Swanson

School: Vanderbilt; Class: Junior Position: SS; B/T: R/R Height: 6-1; Weight: 190 Previously Drafted: Colorado Rockies, 38th round, 2012   Background: Two years removed from an injury-plagued freshman season, Swanson, who would initially lose six weeks to a broken bone in his foot, would appear in just 11 games after his return as a torn…

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2015 Draft Profile: Carson Fulmer

School: Vanderbilt; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-0; Weight: 195 Previously Drafted: Boston Red Sox, 15th round, 2012   Background: Fresh off his strong performance in the deciding game of the College World Series, Fulmer, the newest ace for Pitcher U. who tossed 5.1-innings on three days’ rest against Virginia to help the…

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2014 Draft Profile: Adam Ravenelle

Note: For additional draft profiles click here School: Vanderbilt; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-2; Weight: 180 pounds Previously Drafted: New York Yankees, 44th round, 2011   Background: Barely used through his first two seasons, the 6-foot-2 right-hander, who tossed just a combined 22.0 innings of erratic ball, underwent a mechanical overhaul during his…

College Draft Profile: Conrad Gregor

  Conrad Gregor, 1B/OF, Vanderbilt Class: Junior; Height: 6-3; Weight: 215; B/T: L/R Updated: 06/04/13 A 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American, Gregor has seen his offensive production decline for two straight seasons. After hitting .353/.456/.471 as a true freshman in 211, the lefty-swinging first baseman hit .328/.439/.463 the following year and than .306/.437/.413 this season….

College Draft Profile: Kevin Ziomek

  Kevin Ziomek, LHP, Vanderbilt Class: Junior; Height: 6-3; Weight: 200 Updated: 06/02/13 Drafted in the thirteenth round in 2010 by the Diamondbacks, Ziomek is averaging nearly a punch out per inning with solid-average control (3.04 BB/9), a skill that’s improved dramatically within the last year. Projection: Along with the impressive K-rate (8.89 K/9) is…