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Q&A with UCLA 3B Casey Haerther (2009 Draft)

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March 31, 2009

UCLA third baseman Casey Haerther

UCLA third baseman Casey Haerther

UCLA has produced three notable major league infielders with above-average power in the last decade, with corners Troy Glaus, Garrett Atkins and second baseman Chase Utley. Its corner infield prospect for the 2009 draft, Casey Haerther, presently a third baseman in college, will take a crack at running with that tradition.

There’s enough interest in Haerther to indicate that he’ll probably go pretty good in June. We’re not saying Haerther is Glaus or Atkins right now, because that would be like calling me Stephen King, and that just wouldn’t be fair to either of us. (more…)