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Overall, Phils do well in signing draft picks

Shane Watson

The Phillies 2012 Draft consisted of no first round picks for the team and was the first with a quicker signing deadline than usual and spending limits for each team. Overall, the Phillies came through it all with a nice group of young players.

Of their first 15 picks in the draft, the Phillies were able to sign 14 of the players they selected. The lone refugee being second round pick Alec Rash, an 18-year old 6'5" right-hander. The Phillies offered Rash $500,000, which was about all they had left under the new slotting system. Instead, Rash will attend the... Recommended Stories

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