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Top Prospect #45: Andrew Baldwin

Top Prospect #45: Andrew Baldwin

Andrew Baldwin had used just two seasons of college eligibility and hadn't been overly impressive in either of those seasons. Still, the Phillies believe that the big, tall right-hander will benefit more from their professional coaching staffs than he would have in college and they decided to take a shot on him.

Of all the Phillies' 2004 Draft picks, Andrew Baldwin may well face more pressure than the others. Taken in the fifth round provides enough pressure, but when you're drafted at age 21 after two sub-par college seasons and you go in the fifth round, there's even more pressure. Baldwin didn't distinguish himself with his numbers at Oregon State. What impressed the Phillies was a 6' 5", strong right... Recommended Stories

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