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Top 30 Reds Prospects: No. 21

Garrett Continues to Focus on Two Sports

As other players ready themselves for the diamond this spring Amir Garrett is concentrating on helping the St. John's basketball team make some noise in March Madness. The sophomore is averaging 7.4 ppg for the Red Storm as the Reds await the chance to work on developing the 6'6" lefty's raw skills on the mound.

Cincinnati has shown that they are clearly not risk adverse when it comes to signing raw, high-ceiling talent. Amir Garrett might be the biggest example of all the prospects in their system. They selected him in the 22nd round of the 2011 draft. He's probably the only MLB draftee from Findlay (NV) College Prep because the basketball powerhouse does not have a baseball program. Inexperience...

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