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Q&A with Rangers 11th-round pick Eric Brooks

Featuring a fastball that sits in the low-90s and touches higher, right-handed pitcher Eric Brooks has a difficult decision ahead. The Rangers' 11th-round pick must choose between signing his first professional contract or attending Texas A&M. Lone Star Dugout sat down with the 21-year-old prospect.

Major League Baseball's new Collective Bargaining Agreement has led teams––including the Texas Rangers––to take a different approach in this year's MLB Draft. In order to conserve signing bonus cap money, the Rangers selected college seniors with five of their 13 picks in the first 10 rounds. College seniors, given their lack of leverage, are most likely to sign below-slot deals and free up money...

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