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Diamondbacks player pays for parents' mortgage for Christmas

Posted at 6:25 AM, Dec 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 06:25:43-05

A major league player makes the holidays extra special for his family. 

Pavin Smith of the Arizona Diamondbacks is using part of his $5 million signing bonus to pay off their mortgage. 

He revealed the surprise to his parents in a letter.

Smith was the seventh overall selection in June's draft.