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AFL Preview: 2011 Draft Picks To Watch

The Arizona Fall League is already underway, but Scout.com's league coverage is just beginning. Throughout the duration of the AFL schedule we'll be providing first hand scouting reports and video on the league's top talents. First, let's take a look at some of the 2011 draft picks who are already competing in baseball's most prestigious development league.

Gerrit Cole, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates (Mesa Solar Sox) It won't make Gerrit Cole any less of an elite prospect, but don't be too surprised if the flame throwing righty has some significant struggles in the Arizona Fall League. The biggest complaint about his game among scouts is that his fastball tends to flatten out up in the zone and he gets hit much harder than his upper 90s fastball indicates...

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