White Sox draft RHP Zack Burdi at No. 26

The Chicago White Sox selected Louisville right-hander Zack Burdi with the No. 26 pick in Thursday night's MLB first-year player draft.

Scouting report: Burdi was throwing hard for Team USA last summer, but this spring, his mid- to upper-80s slider is more consistently above average, and scouts like his chances of one day being a high-leverage reliever. Burdi really has to open up his hips to get his fastball to his glove side. Read the full report (Insider)

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