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TigsTown Q&A: Lakeland 1B Jeff Larish

Jeff Larish was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 5th round of the draft out of Arizona State University. Larish finished the season as the team leader in most of the power categories while hitting .258. Steve Vardardipone spoke with Larish just before his '06 season came to a close.

TigsTown: You were drafted after your Junior year but decided not to sign, why? Jeff Larish: "I didn't have all that great of a year and it didn't live up to my expectations. I really didn't want to leave college on that note, and I wanted another shot at the College World Series." TT: You were a projected 1st rounder but was drafted in the 5th, was that frustrating? JL: "Yeah, going into my... Recommended Stories

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