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Five Card Stud(s) - Gambling on the 1st Pick

Christian Friedrich #1 Pick?

The Cardinals have the 13th round pick in the 2008 First Year Player Draft, their highest pick position since 2000. How much will St. Louis be willing to gamble on their first-round pick? Here are perhaps the top five contenders.

  The Top Five Contenders   5. Ethan Martin, RHP/3rd Base, Stephens County HS – Just one of several two-way players in this year's draft, Martin epitomizes the prototypical third baseman. His arm strength is among the best in the nation, and while he can pitch, I wouldn't want to sacrifice his bat. I'm a card-carrying member of the ‘There Is No Such Thing as Pitching Prospect' (TINSTAPP club... Recommended Stories

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