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Draft more likely to net Cubs top position player

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CHICAGO -- The Cubs have the second pick overall in the June First-Year Player Draft, and even though there is a need for more pitching in the organization, they could choose a position player. Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, said usually the best bets at the top of the Draft are position players.

"We will not neglect pitching in the Draft but we'll take the best player available," Epstein said.

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