2010 MLB Draft, Day One, Pick 1: Bryce Harper (OF, Nationals)

And the least surprising decision of the draft (no matter what Harold Reynolds and John Hart might say) is the first one, as the Nationals have officially selected:

Bryce Harper, OF, College of Southern Nevada

We'll worry about Harper's salary demands and position switch another time. For now, all that needs to be said is that the Nationals picked up the most talented player available in the country. Harper hit .442 and slugged .986 this season, and his is a bat with the potential to make history. There was never any way the Nats would pass him up.

Very interestingly, Bud Selig announced Harper as an outfielder.

Read more over at Federal Baseball.

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