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2012 MLB Draft: Keith Law Examines Rockies Draft Selections

The latest reviews from prospect analyst Keith Law suggest the Colorado Rockies may have secured a pair of high potential outfielders in the early rounds of the 2012 MLB Draft:

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Summary: David Dahl (1) is an athletic, high-upside prep outfielder from Alabama, although he lacks an outstanding tool and had a few scouts questioning his energy level. The Rockies haven't had the chance to add a guy like this in some time... Outfielder Max White (2) is very raw and his arm strength is still coming back from shoulder surgery, but he is a plus runner and has quick hands that lead to average raw power right now in BP.

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The Rockies also appear to have nabbed one of the picks they missed out on last year, selecting a signable slugging catcher in the third round:

Tom Murphy (3) marks the second year in a row the Rockies have taken a power-before-hit poor defensive catcher in the third round. Last year's didn't sign; however, I expect Murphy, who can put on a show of pull power in BP but struggles with decent off-speed stuff, to go pro.

For more coverage, head over to Rockies blog Purple Row. To learn more about the latest MLB prospect news and ratings, drop by Minor League Ball with John Sickels.

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