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Dodgers select South Carolina HS pitcher with first-round pick
Dodgers select South Carolina HS pitcher with first-round pick

In a shocking development to absolutely no one, the Dodgers selected a pitcher with their first-round pick in Thursday’s Major League Baseball draft. The Dodgers picked right-hander Grant Holmes from Conway High in South Carolina with the 22nd overall pick. It’s the 11th time in their past 12 drafts they have taken a pitcher with their first pick. Many scouts say the burly, 6-foot-2 Holmes has the best curveball coming out of his high school class. He reportedly throws his fastball in the low-to-mid 90s and also throws a changeup. Holmes was in MLB's studio for the draft and told the network: “I’m very honored to be a Dodger and I’m ready to...

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