MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins decided to grab a bat in the first round of the 2015 amateur draft – and they got a powerful one at that.READ MORE: Attorney: School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre; Parkland Families React
With the 12th overall pick, the Fish selected Josh Naylor out of St. Joan of Arc Catholic in Ontario, Canada.READ MORE: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
The 6-foot, 225-pound lefty hitter lacks speed, but will have serious home run potential.
MLB.com echoes that idea by saying “it will be his bat that will be his calling card.”MORE NEWS: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
Experts say the 17 year old’s defense is raw and will most likely be relegated to first base duties.