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MLB Draft Results: Rangers Select OF Royce Bolinger From Gonzaga In Sixth Round

The sixth round is nearing its end on Tuesday during a simply jam-packed Day 2 of the 2012 MLB Draft on Tuesday. Two-time defending American League champions the Texas Rangers have their latest selection in the books.

The Rangers used their No. 216 overall pick in the draft to select their fourth straight outfielder. Royce Bolinger is a center fielder from Gonzaga in Washington. The senior bats right and throws right. Bolinger started 48 of 51 games in 2011, mostly as a center fielder. He is said to have a strong arm but will need a lot more experience to see how he projects at the major league level.

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