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Post-Draft Q&A with Damon Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer says Smith's bat is ahead of A-Jax's

With the 2008 MLB Draft all over and done with, PinstripesPlus checks in with Yankees Vice President of Scouting Damon Oppenheimer for a Q&A session to talk about how he felt they did in the draft, how he feels about signing their high-ceiling selections, what they saw in Gerrit Cole, and much, much more! Overall, how happy were you with your draft when it was all said and done? Damon Oppenheimer: Very happy. I think we've got the chance to put quite an amount into the system that's pretty interesting. You've got a chance for a big-time starting pitcher like [Gerrit] Cole, then we were able to come up with a left-handed starter with a guy like [Jeremy] Bleich who not... Recommended Stories

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