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2011 MLB Mock Draft: Baseball Prospectus Projects Sean Gilmartin To Minnesota

Another outstanding source for all of your 2011 Major League Baseball Draft information is Baseball Prospectus. They have everything you need to know about baseball prospects, both professional and college, as well as current minor leaguers for every franchise in Major League Baseball.

In their final mock draft, Baseball Prospectus writer Kevin Goldstein has the Twins taking another left-handed pitcher out of the college ranks, this one being Sean Gilmartin out of Florida State University. Says Goldstein of Gilmartin:

He's not the sexiest player on the board, but he's athletic and has outstanding fastball command, something the Twins value more than any other team in baseball.

ESPN's scouting report says that Gilmartin has adequate stuff but may have to "find another gear" to be anything more than a fourth or fifth starter at the Major League level. They also say that his change-up is his best pitch, but that they would like to see him work more off of his fastball, which is generally in the 88-89 MPH range but has touched as high as 91.

So, in two mock drafts thus far, we've seen the Twins projected to take two left-handed pitchers from college baseball powerhouses. What do other mock draft have them doing? We will have a couple more for you to look at here momentarily.

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