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Dedication to defense paying off for Olt

Olt batted .293 in Spokane this summer

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Supplemental first-round pick Mike Olt has an intriguing tool package that includes raw power and an above-average glove at the hot corner. Lone Star Dugout sat down with the 22-year-old to discuss his first summer in pro ball.

Mike Olt hasn't been in professional baseball for long, but he has already arguably become the Texas Rangers' top third base prospect. The Rangers selected the University of Connecticut product in the supplemental round––with the 49th overall selection––of the 2010 MLB Draft. He was eventually signed for a reported $717,300 bonus. Olt reported to short-season Spokane after signing and made his...

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