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Four promising leadoff draft prospects

Updated: March 10, 2010, 1:36 PM ET
By Jason Churchill

It's no secret why power hitters are the prizes of the draft, and why table setters aren't typically valued in the same manner. But the relatively recent paradigm shift, which values on-base percentage, may result in a few more of the leadoff-type hitters being selected high.

The class of 2010 boasts college stars that fit that bill:

Gary Brown, Fullerton State: Brown is led by his speed and is a free swinger; he's yet to draw a single walk all season. Still, his raw speed can't be missed: Brown showed off sub-four-second times to first base this spring.

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