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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Zinger Offensive Player of the Day: Aug. 7

By Brentt Eads

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Zinger Offensive Player of the Day

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Nicholas Buckner sparked the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals by doing it all offensively: getting on base (three for four with a pair of singles and a double), knocking in three runs and also swiping a pair of bases.

A six-foot-one, 195 pound senior from Pearland (Texas) Northshore High, Buckner hit .500 in the spring while hitting 10 home runs.