The 2014 MLB Draft is in the books. The Oakland A's went heavy on college players early in the draft…
A's Tap Top College Programs In Rounds 11-20
The Oakland A's began Day Three with a pick similar to many of the team's Day Two selections when they took right-handed pitcher Joel Seddon from South Carolina in round 11. Seddon has a smaller frame (6'1'', 165). He has been a reliever at South Carolina and projects to stay in that role in the pros. Seddon was dominant this season as the Gamecocks' closer. He had a 1.66 ERA in 48.2 innings and he saved 14 games, most in the SEC. He walked 12 and struck-out 59. Seddon's off-speed pitches took a big leap forward this season, allowing him to go from a set-up man/middle reliever to a dominant closer at a big-time SEC program. Seddon's fastball isn't overpowering at 89-92, but he has a solid change-up and good command of his breaking ball. The Michigan native was a 20th-round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays coming out of high school in 2011. He elected to go to college and improved his draft stock considerably. Seddon will come to the pros with a lot of experience against elite...
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