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Texas Rangers select Texas Tech 3B Josh Jung in first round of MLB draft

Jung was the 8th overall pick
Credit: AP
Globe Life Park in Arlington (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

ARLINGTON, Texas — With the eighth overall pick in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, the Texas Rangers selected Texas Tech University third baseman Josh Jung. 

Jung, 21, was the Big 12's Co-Player of the Year at Tech, and was one of 25 collegiate players on the semifinal list for the Golden Spikes award two seasons in a row.

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