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2018 MLB Draft Scouting Report With VIDEO: Xavier Valentin 569th Overall, Texas Rangers

June 6, 2018

Xavier Valentin was taken 569th overall by the Texas Rangers, and is a proud alum of the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series and Program 15.

Valentin participated in the International Week event in Sugar Land, Texas, and Program 15 CEO Jeremy Booth provided the following report on Valentin.

Versatile player with big offensive upside. Professional baseball bloodlines and instinct. Extra base strength with ability to control the strike zone.

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Mike Ashmore

Mike Ashmore

Mike Ashmore is a veteran baseball writer with 15 years experience in the business.He's covered the last four World Series, and has also worked everything ranging from the MLB All-Star Game to the World Baseball Classic.In addition to his role working for Program 15, the 34-year-old New Jersey native currently serves as the beat writer of the Somerset Patriots of the independent Atlantic League as well as national hockey writer and New York Giants beat reporter for The Trentonian.Ashmore has worked the Super Bowl, Stanley Cup Final, Frozen Four, Daytona 500, major UFC events and much more as he approaches 2,000 games covered in his career.
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