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Q&A with Rangers 8th Round Pick Jonathan Roof

The Texas Rangers quickly signed eighth round pick Jonathan Roof for $125,000, but he is currently in Arizona, rehabbing a rib injury he suffered late late in the collegiate season. Lone Star Dugout interviews the 21-year-old.

The Texas Rangers recently made shortstop Jonathan Roof the highest-drafted player out of Michigan State University since 2002, selecting him in the eighth round of the MLB Draft. Roof wasted little time signing his first professional contract, as he was inked for a $125,000 bonus just a few days after the draft. The 6-foot-1, 165-pound prospect comes from an excellent baseball background. His... Recommended Stories

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