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Lone Star Dugout Q&A: Corey Ragsdale (Part 1)

Valdespina hit 97 mph on Tuesday

SURPRISE, Ariz. – The young pitching prospects in the Texas Rangers' extended spring training have impressed early on, with a handful of projectable hurlers featuring mid-90s velocity. Lone Star Dugout sat down with Surprise Rangers manager Corey Ragsdale to discuss a few of the arms––plus some infielders––in part one of this two-part feature.

Jose Valdespina: 5/8/2012 (best viewed in full screen and HD). Jason Cole: Jose Valdespina threw very well the other day. Can you talk about his development and how he's been pitching? I know he has been particularly strong in his last few outings. Corey Ragsdale: Our pitching guys have done a very good job with him. When he first came in, it was just a little erratic––a little timid. Every... Recommended Stories

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