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MLB Draft Results 2015: Washington Nationals draft Andrew Stevenson at no.58 overall

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The Washington Nationals selected LSU outfielder Andrew Stevenson with their first pick of the 2015 Draft, taking the left-handed hitting outfielder 58th overall. Stevenson is 21 years old, and he put up a .356/.407/.458 line in 59 games this season.

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The Washington Nationals had to wait through 57 picks before making their first selection in the 2015 Draft, but when their name was called and they were on the clock, Nats' GM Mike Rizzo and co. pulled the trigger on the player at the top of their draft board which ended up being LSU outfielder Andrew Stevenson, a 21-year-old, left-handed hitting outfielder.

Going into the Draft, which Rizzo said to him was the "Super Bowl" of the season, he told reporters how the Nationals would approach their top pick.

"We’re going to line them up and when 58 comes," he said, "we’re going to pick the best guy that we see that’s available and hopefully we hit on a guy that helps us in the big leagues."

Stevenson hit .356 in 59 games for the Tigers this season, with 11 doubles, five triples, a home run and 26 stolen bases in 236 at bats, over which he put up a .407 OBP with a .458 SLG and a .993 FLD% in the outfield.

The Nationals only other pick tonight, is coming up at no.69. Check back to see who they take with their second pick of 2015...