All week long, we've focused on Niskayuna baseball star Garrett Whitley.

On Tuesday, we spoke to Garrett about his thoughts on the upcoming draft, and he broke down his game with us. You can listen to that here:

And on Wednesday, we spoke to John Manuel of Baseball America, who had Whitley at No. 20 in his latest mock draft. You can listen to that here.

Today, we brought in Kiley McDaniel of to ask the same thing. He has Whitley as the No. 12 pick in his draft to the Miami Marlins.

We asked McDaniel what puts Whitley in the upper first round, as well as what would make him a good fit for the Marlins, and what about Whitley is attractive to Miami.

Furthermore, after Jeff Hoffman, Mike Trout, Matt Harvey and several others in recent years, we asked McDaniel if Northeast players are finally starting to get more respect.

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