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McKinney is one of the top HS hitters in the draft

On Day One of the 2013 MLB Draft, the Oakland A's had three selections: pick 24, pick 63 and pick 71. With those selections, the A's chose Plano West HS outfielder Billy McKinney, Oklahoma University left-hander Dillon Overton and Virginia Tech infielder Chad Pinder. We have more on those selections inside…

On Billy McKinney Profile Page Although raised not far from the home of the Oakland A's AL West rivals, the Texas Rangers, A's 2013 top-pick Billy McKinney declared on Thursday that he had grown-up as an A's fan. McKinney described himself as "astonished" when he picked up the phone on Thursday to find that A's GM Billy Beane had called him directly to inform him of the A's selection. "I was...

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