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Parker living in the moment

Parker living in the moment

AUBURN Ala. - Power hitting outfielder by spring and touchdown slinging quarterback by fall, Kyle Parker's life changed Monday night.

While Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was announcing Parker's name as the Colorado Rockies' first-round pick (26 overall), the Clemson rightfielder was trotting out to his position with the capacity crowd at Plainsman Park rising for the seventh inning stretch. "Coming into the game I was a little nervous," Parker said. "I didn't know what was going to happen, from that standpoint. I...

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