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2010 MLB Draft Results: Yankees Select Shortstop Cito Culver in First Round

board could not have fallen more perfectly for the New York Yankees Monday night.

Picking 32nd overall, they had several potential top-10 talents available for selection, including Middle Tennessee State outfielder Bryce Brentz, and LSU right hander Anthony Ranaudo.

Most years, Brian Cashman would scoop up the top available talent, pay him above-slot money, and that would be that.

But this was not most years.

The Yankees did not go above slot with their first round pick. Instead, they selected a two-way player out of Irondequoin High School in Rochestar, Cito Culver. Brentz and Ranaudo, both considered top-10 picks coming into the season, ended up in Boston.

With all due respect to Culver, this was a rather ...

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