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Drillers' Rios overcame MLB Draft hardship to become top prospect

by: Jeff Kolb Updated:

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  • Edwin Rios has led the Tulsa Drillers offense, ranking 1st in the Texas League in RBI, 2nd in batting average and 3rd in home runs
  • Rios went undrafted out of high school before being taken in the 6th round out of Florida International University in 2015
  • In 2016, Rios was named the Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year for the entire Los Angeles Dodgers minor league farm system