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What's Next for Kelton?

Kelton facing free agency

David Kelton. Believe it or not, he was at one point considered one of the Cubs' top third base prospects and by some the answer to the organization's aging, pre-Aramis Ramirez quandaries at the hot corner.

That was over seven years ago, when the 25-year-old Kelton was first drafted out of high school in the second round of the 1998 draft. He was one of the state of Georgia's top prospects at shortstop from Troup County High School in La Grange, Ga., but was believed to have good enough hands on defense with ample power at the plate to successfully survive the move from short to third upon entering... Recommended Stories

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