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Matthews touched 94 mph in the AZL

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Left-hander Kevin Matthews is having a successful first summer of professional baseball at the two short-season levels. Lone Star Dugout features and interviews the Rangers' first-round pick, who is beginning to work with a three-pitch mix.

When the Texas Rangers went ‘off the board' with their first selection in this summer's MLB Draft––selecting Georgia prep left-hander Kevin Matthews with the 33rd overall pick––they surprised a number of onlookers, including Matthews himself. As Matthews explains in the following interview, he thought it was possible that the Rangers would select him with their first pick. But he figured he was... Recommended Stories

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