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TigsTown Q&A: 3rd Rd Pick Austin Schotts

Austin about being drafted by the Tigers

The Detroit Tigers selected shortstop Austin Schotts in the third round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Recently, Schotts was kind enough to check in with us to discuss his commitment to Oklahoma State and his potential position change.

TigsTown: At what point do you remember deciding that professional baseball, not football, was something that you wanted to pursue? Austin Schotts: I have always wanted to play baseball as a career but have always loved playing football. Towards the end of my senior football season I realized that I wanted to focus only on baseball. TigsTown: Talk to me a bit about how everything felt on...

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