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High Risk, High Reward: M's nab Uhlmansiek in 12th

LHP Steve Uhlmansiek taken in 12th round

Seattle's most intriguing pick of the day came in round 12, when the Mariners snagged LHP Steve Uhlmansiek out of Wichita State. The southpaw put up dominant numbers in 2004, but recently went through Tommy John surgery that will keep him out all of next year. InsidethePark talked to him and found out more than was anticipated.

Remember this pick Mariner fans. Seattle went out on a limb in the 12th round Monday and selected Steve Uhlmansiek, a 6-3, 185-pound left-hander from Wichita State with a wealth of success already on his resume. But with success came injury, as the southpaw was forced to undergo Tommy John surgery last Friday, turning him from a sure high-round pick to someone few teams were willing to take a...

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