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Q&A with 17th round Pick Preston Claiborne

Claiborne's teammates call him Joba

We sat down with Yankees' 17th round pick, Preston Claiborne, for a Draft Day Q&A session. Find out what the right-handed pitcher from Tulane University says about his stuff, his favorite player and how he'll fit into the Yankees organization, and more! Tell us a little bit about your initial reaction after you heard you were drafted by the New York Yankees. Preston Claiborne: Complete and utter overwhelming joy. I was in the baseball offices with all of our coaches and there was a long pause after the Angles' pick and we didn't know what was being said and what not. I was drafted out of high school so I was waiting to... Recommended Stories

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