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Being chosen by Rockies thrills Lake Mary shortstop

Being chosen by Rockies thrills Lake Mary shortstop

Three days after being chosen with the No. 3 overall pick in the amateur baseball draft, former Lake Mary shortstop Brendan Rodgers remained sky-high Thursday. Or is it mile high? "All of my friends and family are happy for me,'' said Rodgers, who was selected by the Colorado Rockies. "I am happy for myself. I am ready to get started with the next step.'' First, though, his agent and the Rockies must come to terms on what should be a contract with an expected signing bonus in the $6 million range, according to the slot value assigned by Major League Baseball to the choice with which Rodgers was taken. For now, Rodgers is looking forward to flying out...

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