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'A Dream Come True' As Baseball Player Joins The Majors

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Baseball's opening day is fast approaching, so we bring you this. Brock Stassi has spent the last six years toiling in the minor leagues. This week, he was told he gets a chance in the big leagues with a spot on the Phillies' opening day roster.

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BROCK STASSI: (Sobbing) A dream come true. Sorry.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: It's all right. I understand.

MARTIN: His younger brother, a catcher for the Houston Astros, posted this on social media - (reading) my brother is a prime example to everyone. Chase your dream, prove the doubters wrong, and grind. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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