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Scherzer was #11 overall

There are those who would claim the MLB first year player draft is a crapshoot, and perhaps they are right, but as gamblers know, the game with the best odds in Vegas is craps, provided you know how to play.

In the last five years, since D'Backs Director of Scouting Mike Rizzo took over as the point man in the draft, the Diamondbacks have drafted Conor Jackson, Carlos Quentin, Stephen Drew, Dustin Nippert, Scott Hairston, and of course last year's number one overall pick, Justin Upton. This year the Diamondbacks drafted 52 players over the two days of the draft.  Ten of their first twelve picks... Recommended Stories

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