Sport Dodgers' First-Round Pick Announces He'll Attend College

05:50  06 july  2018
05:50  06 july  2018 Source:   12up.com

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Dodgers first - round pick J.T. Ginn, the No. 30 overall selection in last month’s draft, announced tonight As Jim Callis of MLB.com notes, he ’ ll be eligible to enter the draft again after his sophomore season Because the Dodgers won’t be signing Ginn, they’ll receive a compensatory pick at No. 31

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a baseball player holding a bat on a field: (courtesy of J.T. Ginn on Twitter) © Image by Chris Imbrogno (courtesy of J.T. Ginn on Twitter)

​On June 4, the Los Angeles Dodgers used the 30th pick in the MLB Draft to select J.T. Ginn, a high school pitcher out of Brandon, Mississippi.

But Ginn just turned down a potential $2,275,800 signing bonus and will play baseball for Mississippi State instead.

Obviously, a college education is important and a great thing to have, but when you go in the first round in the MLB Draft, it's a shocker any time someone in that situation doesn't sign on the dotted line.

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Rodgers won his first Super Bowl title a decade after struggling to attract interest from colleges .Chris O'Meara/Associated Press. Along the way, he caught the eye of Cal head coach Jeff Tedford, who established his reputation teaching eventual first - round NFL draft picks Trent Dilfer, Akili Smith

He was a stud, and his well-rounded numbers didn't do him enough justice. I think he becomes a surprisingly high first round pick . We've compiled preseason predictions from our panel to sort how we think the league unfolds this season, which you' ll find below, and our consensus falls in line with

The signing bonuses for ​first-round picks are tough to turn down.

Ginn was seen by scouts as an athlete on the mound and a competitor at the plate. His 16 home runs last year was second nationally among high schoolers behind Los Angeles Angels prospect ​Jo Adell

However, his fastball sits at 95-97 miles per hour and he has a wipeout slider to complement it, making him more desirable as a pitcher.

Hopefully the Dodgers will have another chance to bring him on board.

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