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Twins take prep SS Royce Lewis with No. 1 pick in MLB Draft


With the first pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft, the Minnesota Twins selected shortstop Royce Lewis from JSerra Catholic High School from San Juan Capistrano, Calif.


Sign up now ] Weeks before the draft, a report emerged suggesting the Twins would not take flame-throwing high school pitcher Hunter Greene with the No.


Manager Paul Molitor even admitted he had no idea who the team would pick a day before the draft, though that could have been misdirection.


As the first college pitcher to be selected, Wright could make an appearance in the majors sooner than Greene and Gore.


The toolsy 18-year-old outfielder not only gave us some insight into how things work, but also told us his favorite TV shows, pre-game rituals and the most famous person he has in the phone.




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  • Royce Lewis goes No. 1, Hunter Greene goes No. 2 in MLB draftLos Angeles Times
  • MLB draft 2017: 1st round results and order, start time, TV channel, and live ...Purple Row
  • Reds take RHP Hunter Greene No. 2 overallCincinnati.com
  • Twins select Royce Lewis with No. 1 pick in MLB draft; Hunter Greene to Reds9NEWS.com
  • 2-Way players head this year's MLB DraftFOXSports.com
  • Minnesota Twins take shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1 in MLB draftThe Spokesman-Review
  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1ABC News
  • Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pickCrookston Daily Times
  • 2017 MLB Mock Draft: B/R's Final Round 1 PicksBleacher Report


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