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Top high schoolers to watch for 2013 draft

Updated: August 13, 2012, 5:02 PM ET
By Keith Law

The talent at this year's Perfect Game All-American Game (still colloquially known as the "AFLAC game," although that company no longer sponsors the event) was down from previous years, a reflection of the thin crop of arms in the 2013 high school class. That said, the lineups at Petco Park on Sunday did offer a pretty good sample of the best bats available and most of the top arms were there as well.

• Center fielder Austin Meadows (Grayson HS, Grayson, Ga.) was by far the most impressive player in the game for me; only one other hitter could match his bat speed, he showed easy power, and is a plus runner. Meadows has extremely quick hands, so even though his setup is a little high he has zero trouble getting the bat head through the zone.

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