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Marlins Draft UCLA Southpaw Rob Rasmussen in 2nd Round


  After taking high school OF/1B Christian Yelich with their first-round pick (23rd overall), the Marlins had to wait until the 73rd pick in the draft for their second-round selection, left-handed pitcher Rob Rasmussen out of UCLA. Not the biggest guy in the world (he stands 5-11).

  Go here to see what they say about Rasmussen at Baseball Beginnings. The link also includes video footage of the pitcher in action. Baseball America ranked Rasmussen eighth among left-handed pitchers eligible for the draft, but also regarded him as a "third/fourth-round talent."

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