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New York Yankees Draft Shortstop Chris “Cito” Culver in the First Round

Yankees made a controversial choice in the first round of the amateur draft last night when they drafted shortstop Chris “Cito” Culver at 32nd overall.

The reason why the pick was controversial is because he was not recognized as the best player available left on the draft board. He was also not expected to be a first round draft pick. In fact, Baseball America didn’t even have him listed in their top 100 prospects.

He is however a very athletic player, a switch hitter, with potential to be an everyday shortstop in the majors. People have also talked about him as a potential outfielder and he has also pitched in high school throwing better than 92 MPH.

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