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Red roundup: Rockies may snatch Utah's C.J. Cron in first round

Published: Monday, June 6 2011 12:34 p.m. MDT

C.J. Cron

Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

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Utah's C.J. Cron is expected to be a first-round selection when the Major League Baseball Draft gets under way tonight. The latest projection on mlb.com has the first baseman headed to the Colorado Rockies with the 20th overall pick. Follow the draft, which begins at 5 p.m. (MT), on the MLB Network or at mlb.com's "Draft Central."

— It was a busy weekend at the Pac-12 meetings in Seattle. Utah athletics director Chris Hill is credited with helping educate the conference on his experience with The Mtn. as the Pac-12 prepares to launch its own network. Hill is also profiled for going from MWC "Godfather" to a "new kid on the block" in the Pac-12.

— The Pac-12 is already preparing for its inaugural football title game.

— Where does ex-Utah receiver David Reed fit in with the Baltimore Ravens?

— And finally, former Ute Andre Miller could be on the move again.


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