MLB Draft: New York Yankee Draft Profiles, Rounds 1-21

Bronx Baseball DailySenior Analyst IJune 12, 2010

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 07:  A detailed view of the first overall pick of the Washington Nationals Bryce Harper on the draft board during the MLB First Year Player Draft on June 7, 2010 held in Studio 42 at the MLB Network in Secaucus, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
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We here at Bronx Baseball Daily are profiling all 50 players that the Yankees drafted in the 2010 Amateur Draft.

So far we have covered draft picks from rounds 1-21.

SS Cito Culver is a 17-year-old who can hit and play defense and could one day take over shortstop after Derek Jeter .

CF Angelo Gumbs is an amazing athlete and possible starter in center field one day.

3B Rob Segedin could be the best bat in the group, but comes with signability issues.

CF Kevin Jordan is the son of former major leaguer Brian Jordan and another signability case.

LHP Evan Rutckyj is a big Canadian lefty who throws in the mid-90’s.

RHP Kevin Jacob is a Scott Boras client and throws in the mid to upper-90’s.

Here is a list of the first 21 draft picks that we’ve covered already:

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1. Cito Culver SS
2. Angelo Gumbs CF/SS
3. Rob Segedin 3B
4. Mason Williams OF
5. Thomas Kahnle RHP
6. Gabe Encinas RHP
7. Taylor Anderson OF
8. Kyle Roller 1B
9. Taylor Morton RHP
10. Ben Gamel OF
11. Zachary Varce RHP
12. Dan Burawa RHP
13. Chris Austin C
14. Travis Dean RHP
15. Chase Whitley RHP
16. Evan Rutckyj LHP
17. Preston Claiborne RHP
18. Kevin Jacob RHP
19. Kevin Jordan CF
20. Mike Ferraro LF
21. Dustin Hobbs RHP

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