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Former Rocky Mountain outfielder Smith signs with Padres

Mason Smith, the former Rocky Mountain High standout drafted last week by the San Diego Padres, signed with the National League team Tuesday. Smith, who was taken 118th overall (fourth round), signed for the slot amount, approximately $433,000, according to

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Rocky Mountain High’s Smith selected by the Padres with 118th pick of MLB Draft

Mason Smith, a 2013 Rocky Mountain High graduate, was chosen by the San Diego Padres in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Friday morning. Smith was the 118th overall pick. “I kind of was

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Rocky Mountain High’s Smith ready for MLB Draft

In eight days, 2013 Rocky Mountain High graduate Mason Smith visited with seven Major League Baseball teams in preparation for the 2013 MLB Draft, which begins Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound outfielder attended invitation-only workouts between May 26 and June 2

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Varsity Extra baseball: Our spring series on two Treasure Valley draft prospects

In Thursday’s Idaho Statesman, we debuted our series “Mason & Martarano,” featuring local MLB Draft prospects Mason Smith of Rocky Mountain and Joe Martarano of Fruitland. We will continue to provide updates on these two high school seniors throughout the

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Two Treasure Valley baseball players named to All-American team

TheĀ 2013 Louisville Slugger Pre-Season High School All-America baseball team included two athletes from Treasure Valley high schools. Rocky Mountain senior center fielder Mason Smith was a first-team pick in the outfield, and Fruitland senior Joe Martarano was a first-team selection

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