Interview: Marlins 28th-round draft pick Lorenzo Hampton Jr.

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Interview: Marlins 28th-round draft pick Lorenzo Hampton Jr.
Interview: Marlins 28th-round draft pick Lorenzo Hampton Jr.

In the 28th round of the 2019 MLB Draft, the Miami Marlins drafted Florida International University outfielder Lorenzo Hampton Jr. Hampton grew up in Miami Lakes, Florida playing at Monsignor Edward Pace High School and FIU. He is also the son of former Miami Dolphins running back Lorenzo Hampton Sr. It is rare when a MLB team drafts a prospect from their own backyard, and the Fish did it twice this draft. The other Marlins local product was Julian Infante out of Vanderbilt University, but played high school ball with Westminster Christian. We sat down with Lorenzo Hampton Jr. and talked about the draft process, how it feels getting selected by your hometown team and who helped him to get him

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