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Texas Rangers: At Witt's end

Updated: September 29, 2010, 1:29 AM ET
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The Rangers had the third pick in the 1985 draft. Bobby Witt was the prized pitcher everybody wanted. Former Tampa Bay general manager Chuck LaMar once said, "The best fastball I ever saw was Bobby Witt's at Oklahoma." The Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau graded Witt's arm as a perfect 80. He was the guy to take -- who cares if Barry Larkin and Barry Bonds were still on the board.

Witt did have a terrific arm. But he was never able to tame his fastball, leading the ...

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