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E.V. high school baseball players on MLB draft board

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Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 6:28 pm | Updated: 4:01 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Mountain Pointe catcher Kevin Cron is expected to be the first local high school player selected in the MLB draft which begins Monday. Here are others in the East Valley with the best shot at getting their name called:

Name                           High School        Pos.     Comment

Tayler Scott                 Notre Dame        RHP    Fastball tops out at 93; UA commit

Stephen Tarpley          Gilbert                 LHP    Sits at 89-91 mph with good curveball; USC commit

Nick Valenza               Horizon                LHP   Just 5-foot-9, but hit 93 mph; Nevada commit

Zach Davies               Mesquite             RHP   Comparisons to former ASU ace Mike Leake for build, arsenal; ASU commit

Nathaniel Causey       Gilbert                 C       Good power and could stick at catcher; ASU commit

Jordan Dunatov          Horizon               OF     Back injury shortened senior season, but good athleticism; Oregon State commit

Drew Stankiewicz       Gilbert                SS     Down year batting, but slick glove; Cal State Fullerton commit

Scott Hoffman          Desert Ridge      RHP   Struggled on the mound, still has good stuff; ASU commit

Ethan Springston   Seton Catholic      OF    Hit .533 with 11 HR this year, good OF arm

Ryne Dean               Red Mountain        C     Had an injury early, but solid all the way around; Fresno State commit

Nevin Wilson             Chaparral          LHP    Throws in 90s consistently; Arkansas commit

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