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Laumann Back At It

Laumann has four extra-base hits in 10 games

ORLANDO, FL - As the son of a Chicago White Sox scout, Jackson Laumann had always dreamed of playing pro ball. His dream became reality last year when the Braves selected him in the 31st round of the first year player draft out of Boone County High School in Kentucky. He decided to forego a college career at the University of Cincinnati. Little did he know his dream would be put on hold.

Laumann missed much of the 2011 GCL season with a shoulder injury that required season-ending surgery. It has been a long road to recovery, but Laumann has remained positive the whole way. "Coming off of surgery, I had a lot of rehab I had to do," Laumann said, "you know, just trying to get the shoulder back to full strength. Once that started to feel good I was basically working on mechanics...

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