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Q&A with Yankees 31st Rnd Pick Kevin Johnson

Johnson is a sinker-ball pitcher

We sat down with Yankees' 31st round pick, Kevin Johnson, for a draft day Q&A session. A right-handed pitcher and current junior at the University of Illinois, the 6-foot-3, 190-pounder in 2012. Find out what the 21-year-old had to say about his immediate baseball plans, how he feels about someday pitching in pressure-filled New York, and much more. Tell us what is going through your mind after being selected by a team like the Yankees. Kevin Johnson: I was freaking out. I was really pumped. It's my first time ever being drafted. I honestly thought I was going to go a little bit higher than the 31st round, so I was kind of getting discouraged at that point when we passed the 20th round because I really didn't think I... Recommended Stories

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