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A's Picks 31-40 Have Options

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We conclude our close look at the Oakland A's 2014 draft class with picks 31-40. Among this group are high school and college players with attractive options to play at the collegiate level in 2015 should they not sign with the A's.

With their 31st-round pick, the A's traveled on the I-80 corridor to select Sacramento-area product Tyler Schimpf. Schimpf, a 6'5'' right-hander, was a two-way player at Capital Christian HS, but he was drafted as a pitcher. Schimpf has a strong commitment to the University of Texas, and he, like most of the A's high school picks in the later rounds, is likely to go to college. Schimpf was... Recommended Stories

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