Monday, June 04, 2012

Clemson's Shaffer taken by Rays

Clemson third baseman Richie Shaffer went to the Tampa Bay Rays with the 25th overall pick.

Shaffer hit .336 this season with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs. The 23-year-old has 30 career homers for the Tigers.

"He’s one of the better hitters I’ve seen in college baseball in a long time," South Carolina coach Ray Tanner said in the Charleston Post and Courier.

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