Comments Off on 2010 MLB Draft Results: With Michael Choice, Oakland A’s Strike Gold
Good Choice, A's. Haha, yeah, pun intended... I'm certainly not the first to use wordplay after the Oakland Athletics' selection of UT-Arlington outfielder Michael Choice with the tenth pick of the first round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Just 20 years old, the college star will, if signed, bring one of the most potent college bats around to the A's system. A true slugger with arguably the best power in the entire draft, Choice batted .413/.494/.644 in 2009, with 11 homers. He followed that up by hitting .383/.568/.704 as a junior, bashing 16 homers and walking an unbelievable 76 times in just 60 games. If you're having flashes of Moneyball with that walks and power skillset, you have a fair point—Choice certainly profiles well with Billy Beane's approach to drafting. How ...

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