The VORG’s Scrabble Analysis of the Draft

So we’ve had the first round of the “2012 First-Year Player Draft“.  Let’s do some analysis of the players selected, based on Scrabble attributes.  The (  ) next to the first and last names are the respective Scrabble scores based on a standard English language set, and a “*” next to the score means the name is an acceptable word in Scrabble:

1 HOU SS Carlos (8) Correa (8)
2 MIN OF Byron (10) Buxton (15)
3 SEA C Mike (10*) Zunino (15)
4 BAL RHP Kevin (12) Gausman (10)
5 KC RHP Kyle (11) Zimmer (19)
6 CHC OF Albert (8) Almora (8)
7 SD LHP Max (12*) Fried (9*)
8 PIT RHP Mark (10*) Appel (9)
9 MIA LHP Andrew (10) Heaney (12)
10 COL OF David (10) Dahl (8*)
11 OAK SS Addison (9) Russell (7)
12 NYM SS Gavin (9) Cecchini (14)
13 CWS OF Courtney (13) Hawkins (17)
14 CIN RHP Nick (10*) Travieso (11)
15 CLE OF Tyler (8) Naquin (15)
16 WAS RHP Lucas (7) Giolito (8)
17 TOR OF D.J. (10) Davis (9)
18 LAD SS Corey (10) Seager (7)
19 STL RHP Michael (14) Wacha (13)
20 SF RHP Chris (10) Stratton (8)
21 ATL RHP Lucas (7) Sims (6*)
22 TOR RHP Marcus (10) Stroman (9)
23 STL OF James (14) Ramsey (11)
24 BOS SS Deven (9) Marrero (9)
25 TB 3B/1B Richie (11) Shaffer (16)
26 ARI C Stryker (14) Trahan (9)
27 MIL C Clint (7) Coulter (9*)
28 MIL OF Victor (11*) Roache (11)
29 TEX OF Lewis (8*) Brinson (9)
30 NYY RHP Ty (5) Hensley (13)
31 BOS LHP Brian (7) Johnson (17*)
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