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MLB Draft: Texas Rangers Choose Texas Tech's Josh Jung

June 03, 2019 - 7:16 pm

DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) - In the 8th pick overall, the Texas Rangers have selected Josh Jung. 

The Texas Tech shortstop started all 65 games during his sophomore year at third base and helped lead the Red Raiders to a 45-20 record.

In his junior season, Jung currently has a batting average of .340 and has helped lead the Red Raiders to their fourth NCAA Super Regional in the past six years. 

Jung is from San Antonio, Texas.