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Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Rashun Dixon, OF

Dixon has an 809 OPS in 19 games for Kane County.

Kane County OF Rashun Dixon is a unique talent. A two-sport star in high school, Dixon turned down a football scholarship to Mississippi State to sign with the Oakland A's in 2008. Dixon then turned heads in the Arizona Rookie League by flashing a powerful bat and speed on the bases. Dixon struggled last year in Vancouver, but is off to a fast start with Kane County. David Malamut spoke to Dixon.

David Malamut: How was your spring training? Rashun Dixon: Pretty good. Worked on some stuff. Worked on getting the ball deeper and seeing some more pitches, taking walks instead of getting base hits, so it was pretty good. DM: You were recruited to play football. Why did you choose baseball instead? RD: There was more opportunity to play baseball. Both of my brothers are playing football... Recommended Stories

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