The Braves sprung for their third catcher of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, selecting Joseph Odom out of Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala., in the 13th round, the 403rd overall pick.
As a junior in 2013, Odom led Huntingdon with 14 home runs and 60 RBIs in 43 games. At 6-foot-2, he became the tallest of the Braves' three catcher prospects taken in the first 13 rounds.
Eric Single is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Braves beat writer Mark Bowman reported on Jason and Jacob Heyward from Los Angeles. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.