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Lane gaining confidence

Lane looks comfortable at the plate

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Braxton Lane struggled to make contact in his first professional season last summer, but he is showing improvement, with two home runs and a double in his last few games. Lone Star Dugout has a Q&A with the 19-year-old outfielder.

When Braxton Lane was selected by the Rangers in the seventh round of last summer's MLB Draft, he was regarded as a toolsy, but raw player that would need some time to develop. That was evident once Lane took the field after signing for a $125,000 bonus. Playing with the rookie-level AZL Rangers, he went just 12-for-65 [.185] with one extra-base hit, striking out 33 times––almost half of his... Recommended Stories

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