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The Cubs have selected Abbott with the 67th overall pick in the 2017 first-year player draft.

A late riser up draft boards, Abbott lacks a big fastball, but he attempts to make up for it with an above-average slider, average curveball and fringe changeup. In addition to topping out around 93 mph, he stands just six feet tall, although his 210-pound frame offers some hope that he could handle a starter's workload. Abbott's lack of upside leaves him with relatively little fantasy appeal, but the 21-year-old righty could move quickly either as a back-end starter or middle reliever.