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Moreland a model of consistency

CLINTON, IA - First baseman and right fielder Mitch Moreland has been a consistent force in the LumberKings lineup this season, batting .321 with 10 homers and a league-leading 66 runs batted in. Lone Star Dugout recently chatted with the 22-year-old Mississippi State product.

The Texas Rangers took Mitch Moreland in the 17th round of the 2007 MLB Draft. The slugger was drafted relatively low despite a fairly high-profile collegiate career. Moreland won the Cape Cod League home run derby in 2006 by hitting 25 big flies. In 2007, he starred with his Mississippi State Bulldogs in the College World Series. Moreland batted .343 with 26 doubles and 10 home runs that season...

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