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Marlins add Texas Tech lefty Sadberry in sixth round


Southpaw Chris Sadberry was taken 167th overall by the Marlins in the sixth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft on Friday.

The 6-foot-1 left-hander is a redshirt junior for Texas Tech and will pitch the first game of the Lubbock Super Regional on Saturday. His No. 10 Red Raiders will face No. 16 College of Charleston on Saturday, Sunday and if necessary on Monday.

The Draft concludes on Saturday, with exclusive coverage of Rounds 11-40 beginning on MLB.com at 1 p.m. ET.

Sadberry posted a 4-3 record and 3.49 ERA in 80 innings this year. He recorded 52 strikeouts and 23 walks.

Maria Torres is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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