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Rangers tab OF Skole with 15th pick

Updated: June 8, 2010, 1:37 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers selected high school center fielder Jake Skole with the 15th overall pick in Monday's MLB Draft.

Skole, from Blessed Trinity High School in Roswell, Ga., signed with Georgia Tech to play football and baseball. He injured his right ankle, an injury that limited his season, but returned and performed well.

In 14 playoff games, Skole hit .452 with six homers and 21 RBIs. He also had a pair of hits against Kaleb Cowart, a top pitching prospect who ...

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