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Major League Baseball's No. 1 draft pick Carlos Correa, 17, from Puerto Rico, smiles in his new jersey during a news conference after signing with the Houston Astros on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
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Major League Baseball's No. 1 draft pick Carlos Correa, 17, from Puerto Rico, smiles in his new jersey during a news conference after signing with the Houston Astros on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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