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2016 MLB Draft: Pirates take Travis MacGregor at No. 68

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With their second-round pick, No. 68 overall, the Pirates have selected Travis MacGregor, a high school pitcher from Florida. He has a commitment to Clemson, although I'm sure that won't be a problem if the Bucs are taking him this early. The pick is the Pirates' second high-school pitcher of the day after taking Nick Lodolo at No. 41.

MacGregor does not rank in's top 200 draft prospects. Baseball America ranks him No. 186, writing that his stock has improved as the draft has approached as he's added velocity, going from the high 80s to 90-92 MPH with his fastball. He's also touched 94 MPH. He also has a potentially decent changeup and curveball. He's 6-foot-3.

This looks, on paper, like an overdraft, but especially with high school pitchers and especially this late in the draft, teams' individual evaluations can be idiosyncratic. The Bucs' Day One is now complete, with the Pirates picking MacGregor, Ladolo and Wake Forest infielder Will Craig.

Here's some video of MacGregor.