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Upton and brother B.J. highest-drafted siblings

Updated: June 8, 2005, 1:41 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Justin Upton was simply too good for the Arizona Diamondbacks to pass up.

Despite having a few talented shortstops already in their minor league system, the Diamondbacks added another when they made the Virginia high school star the top pick in the baseball draft Tuesday.

"I think everybody saw the same thing,'' general manager Joe Garagiola Jr. told The Associated Press. "They saw an extremely gifted athlete. That understandably catches your eye. And when you're around ...

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