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Tift County's Abbott excited to be apart of Angels

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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Tift County's Alex Abbott is excited to be apart of the Los Angeles Angels organization. He was selected with team's 6th round pick in the MLB Draft Friday.

He spent some time Saturday afternoon taking batting practice at the Diamond Exposure Academy facility in Tifton. He won't know until next week what his contract details are but he says he's happy to have achieved his dreams.

"It's a great feeling," Abbott said. "I've been waiting for it since I was 10. ... It's just always been a dream."

Before Abbott, the highest drafted played from Tift County was Nick Green in the 11th round by the Houston Astros in 2003.

 

 

 

 

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