With the 67th pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs selected right-handed pitcher Duane Underwood from Pope High School in Georgia. The 6-foot-2 pitcher doesn't turn 18 until July and has a fastball that sits in the low 90s and can reach 95-96 mph on occasion along with a 12-to-6 curveball that is still inconsistent, according to his MLB.com scouting report.
The North Siders selected high school outfielder Albert Almaro at No. 6, Missouri State righty Pierce Johnson at pick No. 43 and RHP Paul Blackburn at No. 56 on Monday. The Cubs are next on the clock at picks No. 101 and No. 134. If you want to follow along, check it out live on MLB.com.
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