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LaPorta goes seventh

The Milwaukee Brewers surprised most draft experts by taking Gators first baseman Matt LaPorta with the No. 7 pick in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft Thursday in Orlando. LaPorta was considered a possible first-round pick after he hit .402 with 20 home runs and 52 RBI during his senior season.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:17pm]


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