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Two More Draft Picks Headed For Scrappers

Brandon Heath Taylor

The Indians signed two more of their 2007 draft picks on Saturday. Coming to terms were 10th-round selection Brandon Heath Taylor and Matt Brown. Taylor, a left-hander from the University of Oklahoma, was the club's 10th round selection. Brown, an outfielder at Indians manager Eric Wedge's alma mater, Wichita State, was taken in the 13th round. On Friday, the club signed No. 1 pick Beau Mills.

Mills, Taylor and Brown are expected to begin their pro careers next week with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Taylor went 9-3 with a 3.75 ERA in 20 games, including 10 starts as a junior this season. In 90 2/3 innings, he struck out 80, giving up only 76 hits, but also walking 53. The 21-year-old had a career-high...

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