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2004 Draft Recap: The College Top 10 Picks

Frazier was the Tigers' third round pick in '04

In part two of the '04 draft series, Jason Avery examines the Tigers' selections right after Justin Verlander, and coincidentally all of which came from the college ranks. How has the group developed up to this point

In the second round, the Tigers took another right-hander in Eric Beattie from the University of Tampa. Beattie was talented enough as a prep player to be drafted by Tampa Bay in the 47th round, but went to school. His stock soared in the summer of 2003, when he posted a 0.39 ERA in the Cape Cod League (second best in history) and earned Pitcher of the Year honors there. Beattie was considered...

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