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MLB Draft Results 2015: Washington Nationals draft Blake Perkins at no.69 overall

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With their second pick of the 2015 Draft, the Washington Nationals selected high school outfielder Blake Perkins with 69th overall. Perkins, 18, put up a .461/.583/.966 line in 29 games at Verrado High School in Arizona.

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The Washington Nationals had to wait for 57 picks before making their first selection of the 2015 MLB Draft, with the 58th overall pick, a compensation pick for failing to sign 2nd Round pick Andrew Suarez last season (he went 61st to the San Francisco Giants this year), but they only had to wait for ten prospects to go off the board before making their second pick tonight.

With the 69th overall pick, the Nats took high school outfielder Blake Perkins out of Verrado High School in Arizona.

Perkins, 18, has a commitment to Arizona State. He hits and throws from the right side, and hit .461 in 29 games as a senior, with a .583 OBP and a .966 SLG, eight doubles, eight triples and seven home runs, 23 walks and 16 Ks acc. to MaxPreps.com.