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2012 First Round Picks: Top Performers

First round draft picks tend to be put under the microscope in their first taste of professional baseball. So, when they go out and immediately perform at a high level it makes it that much more impressive. Here's a look at some of the 2012 first rounders who stood out in their first professional seasons.

Mike Zunino - Seattle Mariners The Seattle Mariners signed up for an ultra-polished backstop who would produce immediately when they drafted Mike Zunino. In year one, they got exactly what they expected, as he socked 13 home runs and posted a .447 OBP in 44 games. After reaching Double-A in his first summer as a pro, he'll next be bringing his skills to the Arizona Fall League. Max Fried - San... Recommended Stories

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