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June 10, 2013

OU's Jonathan Gray gets drafted by Major League Baseball

John Shinn, CNHI News Service
The Ada News

BATON ROUGE, La. —

Oklahoma pitcher Jonathan Gray did not have to wait long to hear his name called Thursday at the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The Colorado Rockies scooped up the right-handed pitcher with the No. 3 overall pick.

“It feels great. I finally had the dream come true,” Gray said. “My heart was beating so fast. Fortunately, my friends and family were all around me, supporting me. It’s a big relief for me.”

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