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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.

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With the 12th overall pick, the Fish selected Josh Naylor out of St. Joan of Arc Catholic in Ontario, Canada.

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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.”

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Experts say the 17 year old’s defense is raw and will most likely be relegated to first base duties.