2010 MLB Draft, Day One, Pick 12: Yasmani Grandal (C, Reds)

With the 12th overall pick, the Reds have selected:

Yasmani Grandal, C, Miami

Grandal was getting a lot of attention from the Royals, but he fell for signability concerns, as he's looking for a good amount of money. Still, he might deserve it, as he's arguably the top collegiate position player in the country. He slugged .730, he rarely struck out, and he's a solid defensive backstop with a strong arm and with the intelligence to call his own games. He's a switch hitter, but that may not stick long-term. As a future catcher, he needs less bat than the average player to be an impact regular, and Grandal has the tools.

Read more at Red Reporter.

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