With their highest draft pick in several years, the Phillies selected Cornelius Randolph with the tenth overall pick in the 2015 MLB Entry Level Draft.

Randolph is a left-handed hitter who starred in at Griffin High School in Griffin, GA.

Here's more from the Phillies:

"Cornelius Randolph, an 18-year-old shortstop, was selected by the Phillies in the first round (10thoverall) of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, Johnny Almaraz, Director of Amateur Scouting, announced tonight.

Randolph, 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, played for Griffin High School in Griffin, Ga., where he batted .526 in 17 games with 11 doubles, seven home runs, 27 walks and a .934 slugging percentage.

The left-handed hitting infielder comes from the same high school as current Rays infielder Tim Beckham, who was the first overall pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft."

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