Q&A with Marlins 28th-round draft pick Lorenzo Hampton Jr.

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Q&A with Marlins 28th-round draft pick Lorenzo Hampton Jr.
Q&A with 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. The Marlins 28th-round pick is a Miami native as he grew up in Miami Lakes, Florida playing at Monsignor Edward Pace High School and FIU. Lorenzo Hampton Jr. 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 backyard and the Fish did it twice this draft. The other Marlins local draft pick 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 drafted

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