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West Columbus standout signs with the Texas Rangers

Eric Jenkins signs with the Texas Rangers. (Source: Eric Jenkins) Eric Jenkins signs with the Texas Rangers. (Source: Eric Jenkins)
Jenkins was selected by the Rangers 45th overall in the 2015 MLB draft. (Source: WECT) Jenkins was selected by the Rangers 45th overall in the 2015 MLB draft. (Source: WECT)
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A local standout baseball player has officially signed with a Major League Baseball organization.

Eric Jenkins received a $2 million signing bonus on Monday.

The West Columbus High School outfielder was picked in the second round of the 2015 MLB draft by the Texas Rangers.

As a senior Jenkins batted .323 with 35 runs and 25 RBI. He was a perfect 27-for-24 in stolen base attempts.

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