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Ragsdale thankful for second chance

The Texas Rangers elected to convert Corey Ragsdale into a relief pitcher earlier in the week. The 25-year-old had been playing a utility role with Double-A Frisco, where he was hitting .217. Lone Star Dugout caught up with Ragsdale for a Q&A session on Friday afternoon.

Corey Ragsdale was originally selected by the New York Mets in the second round of the 2001 MLB Draft. Ragsdale, a standout basketball player at Jonesboro, Arkansas' Nettleton High School, was highly regarded due to his outstanding athleticism, glove, and arm. Although he lived up to expectations in the field during parts of seven seasons in the Mets organization, the infielder batted just .20... Recommended Stories

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