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Tom Allison on Draft Sleepers

Arizona Diamondbacks scouting director Tom Allison has a terrific track record of selecting high-quality prospects in the mid-to-late rounds of the draft. A small sampling of his success stories include Ryan Wheeler (5th round), Paul Goldschmidt (8th), Josh Collmenter (15th), Tom Layne (26th), and Jake Elmore (34th). Allison spoke to us about some of the sleepers he selected in the 2010 draft. 2010 Draft Tracker Probably the primary reason for talented players to fall in the MLB draft is the question of signability.  No one wants to spend a high draft pick on a player who is set on playing college ball the following season.  It is therefore no surprise that when we asked Tom Allison about the sleepers he felt he got in the draft, the first names that came to his... Recommended Stories

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