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MLB Draft 2015: Day 2 draftthread

The White Sox get back in action during the fourth round

Having sat on their hands through the rest of the first round, second round, and two competitive balance round, the White Sox will open today by ... sitting on their hands some more. The signings of Melky Cabrera and David Robertson forced them to lose their second and third round picks, so the Sox draft room will re-enter the fray with their fourth-rounder, which is 112th overall and carries a slot value of $508,000.

The draft restarts at 11:30 a.m. Central, and is viewable via a free livecast. Here's a list of Baseball America's best available players on Day 2, some of whom may make it to the White Sox. We'll update this post with selections as they come in.

Fourth round (112): Zack Erwin, LHP, Clemson
Rankings: BA: #117 | NR

A lefty who works around 90 with a curve and a split-changeup. BA likes him. The other outlets aren't impressed.

Fifth round (142): Jordan Stephens, RHP, Rice
Rankings: BA: #285| NR

3.71 ERA, 75 K, 17 BB in 59.2 IP in 2015. Missed the majority 2014 due to Tommy John surgery. Fastball tops at 94 mph and supplements it with a curve.

Sixth round (172): Corey Zangari, 1B, Carl Albert HS
Rankings: BA: #355| NR

Seventh round (202): Blake Hickman, RHP, Iowa
Rankings: BA: #69| 125

Blake Hickman is an A.C.E (Amateur City Elite) alum who pitched for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Originally a catcher, Hickman was selected in the 20th round by the Chicago Cubs in 2012. Hickman has big frame (6'5" 220 lbs) featuring a fastball that grades out as a 60 on the scouting scale. Can be dynamic bullpen arm pairing a mid-90's fastball with a hard slider.

Eighth round (232): Casey Schroeder, C, Coastal Carolina

Rankings: BA: NA | NA

This is the third time Casey Schroeder has been drafted. Previously in the 22nd round out of High School by the St. Louis Cardinals and the Oakland A's in the 14th round. Schroeder is a switch hitting catcher that hit .230/.370/.500, leading the Chanticleers with 13 home runs.

Ninth round (262): Ryan Hinchley, LHP, University of Illinois-Chicago

Rankings: BA: NA | NA

Ryan Hinchley was the Flames closer in 2015. The Elmhurst, Illinois native struck out 50 batters in just 37 innings pitched during the 2015 season.

Tenth round (262): Jackson Glines, CF, Michigan

Rankings: BA: NA | NA

Nicknamed "Glinedrives", the Wolverine played two seasons at Fresno City College before transferring to Ann Arbor. All-Big Ten First Team in 2015, Glines hit .341/.442/.478 in 120 games at Michigan.

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