Very good read on current Tampa Bay Rays infield prospect Derek Dietrich. The Rays 2010 second round pick out of Georgia Tech is in the middle of a Midwest League All Star season for the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Dietrich is currently batting .287 with with 21 Doubles, 14 Home Runs, and 55 RBI’s. In the story Dietrich talks about growing up playing baseball in Cleveland, his decision to go to Georgia Tech instead of signing with the Houston Astros who drafted him in the third round out of high school, and being ready for his next step as a pro.
St. Ignatius High School graduate on track for the big leagues Cleveland.com