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Goeddel Getting Adjusted to Pro Ball

After being drafted in the supplemental round of last year's draft out of high school, Tyler Goeddel is playing his first professional season in Low-A ball, an extreme rarity for prep position players. The young infielder has had the expected struggles in his first two months as a pro, but has more than held his own and is confident that he will continue to improve his game.

One year ago Tyler Goeddel was playing high school baseball in Hillsborough, CA. This year, at the age of 19, Goeddel is playing third base for the Low-A Bowling Green Hot Rods after making his professional debut in April. "It's crazy to think about," said Goeddel about his quick transition from prep to pro baseball in a recent phone interview. But age is a nonfactor for Goeddel. He views his...

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