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Danny Hultzen's stock has hit its ceiling

Updated: March 4, 2011, 2:55 PM ET
By Jason A. Churchill

With some of the elite performances early this spring, questions will arise about how far a prospect's stock can soar. Rice's Anthony Rendon can really only hurt his draft position, since he's generally expected to go at, or near, the very top of the first round. The same logic applies to UCLA's Gerrit Cole and potentially a handful of others.

But what about Texas' Taylor Jungmann, Danny Hultzen of Virginia and a pair of left-handers from the Pac-10 in Oregon's Tyler Anderson and Washington State's Adam Conley?

"I don't know that there is a limit on how far up the first (round) some of these guys can get," said a scouting director of a club selecting in the top 15. "But it's rare for kids to go from being a late second-day type to being an elite pick."

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