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With the lack of excitement and appeal that surrounds Major League Baseball every May, draft talk begins to dominate all conversation in baseball realms— and rightfully so.  For the second straight year, the Washington Nationals have secured the rights to the No. 1 overall pick in the First-Year Players Draft, in which top prospect Bryce Harper is on pace to be selected June 7.  Analysts have already begun comparing Harper to possibly the greatest catcher in the history of the MLB, Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins, as well as former top catching prospect Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles.  In the photo above, Harper is dropping home run bombs in his own dome in Tampa Bay, Florida, with the same majestic left-handed swing that piled everyone onto the band ...

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