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Rockies 1st Round Pick Kyle Parker To Decide By July 20


TigerNet.com reports that Rockies' first-round draft pick Kyle Parker will decide on his future by July 20. Parker is also the starting QB for the Clemson Tigers football team. According to Parker's mother, Kyle is unsure of whether he wants to play both sports or go head on with baseball:

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"I just don't know what is going to happen with that [play both sports] right now. There are risks with doing both and he knows what those are. But he loves his [Clemson football] teammates. I don’t know exactly what the Rockies want him to do and neither does he."

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The Rockies have had great success with dual-sport players in the past: Todd Helton, Matt Holliday, and Seth Smith.

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