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Weaver falls to Angels at No. 12

Updated: June 8, 2004, 2:53 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The San Diego Padres' decision to make hometown high school shortstop Matt Bush the No. 1 pick in Monday's draft came down to overall talent -- and more importantly, money.

Leading up to the draft, the Padres said they narrowed their choices to three college players, including Florida State shortstop Stephen Drew and Long Beach State right-hander Jered Weaver.

Instead, they selected the strong-armed Bush from Mission Bay High School, located just minutes from Petco ...

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