Christian Arroyo Q&A: Interview with San Francisco Giants 2013 No. 1 Draft Pick

By Vince Cestone

San Francisco Giants 2013 No. 1 draft pick Christian Arroyo is in his third professional season with the team and is playing in his first year with Class-A San Jose.

The 20-year-old infielder from Florida is playing mostly at shortstop for the SJ Giants, hitting .283 with two home runs and a .321 on-base percentage.

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Rated the No. 10 prospect in the organization this season by Baseball America, he was invited to join big-league camp as a non-roster invitee in Spring Training. He did well in Arizona, going 4-for-8 with three runs scored.

In this interview, Arroyo explains his keys to success, which Giants player he really looks up to, and why he chose to skip college ball.