Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 6/21/13
PHOENIX -- Cory Hahn was on a plane about to depart from the Jacksonville airport when the Diamondbacks called to welcome him aboard as their 34th-round selection in the MLB First-Year Player Draft two weeks ago. So yes, he did fly all the way to Houston, and he has been soaring ever since. "You become overcome with emotions with something like this. That whole two-and-a-half-hour flight, the only thing on my mind was what happened and how much of a special moment it was to me. I could see it in my parents' eyes, too," Hahn said. Hahn was at Chase Field on Friday, visiting the D-backs' clubhouse and speaking to several players before watching batting practice prior to a game against the Reds. He traded Southern California stories with Ian Kennedy and spent time with Eric Hinske, among others. Hahn was a top high school player who played on travel teams with Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, but in just his third career game at Arizona State, he suffered a fractured C5 vertebra th...
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