CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the selection of OF CLINT FRAZIER with the 5th overall selection in the first round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft.
Frazier, 18, recently graduated from Loganville High School in Loganville, Georgia, where he batted .485 in his senior campaign (47-for-97) with 17 homers, 45 RBI, 56 runs scored, a .561 on-base pct and a 1.134 slugging pct in 32 games. Following the season, the 5'11" right-handed hitter was named the Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year.
As a junior at Loganville in 2012, he hit .424 with 24 home runs, earning 2012 All-American honors from Aflac and Under Armour while leading the Loganville Red Devils to the AAAA Georgia state championship. In all, Clint hit a school record 63 home runs throughout his prep career. He has a verbal commit to attend the University of Georgia and is the first overall high school position player selected in the 2013 draft. He is attending the draft at the MLB Network Studios.