8. Philadelphia Phillies: Pavin Smith, 1B, Virginia

After early rumors that they were focused on high school arms, the Phillies are said to have been concentrating more on college talent. Smith, a 6'2" 210 lb lefty, is among the most polished college hitters available. He makes hard contact, has at least above-average power and an advanced feel for hitting and is one of the toughest hitters in the collegiate ranks to strike out, with fewer whiffs (12) than homers (13) in 228 at-bats.

 

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