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Seven Tigers drafted on final day of MLB draft

Clemson starting pitcher Alex Eubanks was drafted in the 14th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday by the Texas Rangers.
Clemson starting pitcher Alex Eubanks was drafted in the 14th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday by the Texas Rangers. online@thestate.com

Seven current Tigers and three Clemson signees were chosen on the final day of the MLB draft on Wednesday.

The seven draftees joined fourth-round pick Charlie Barnes (Twins) and seventh-round pick Chase Pinder (Cardinals) as the nine current Tigers drafted in 2017. It was the most Tigers drafted since 2009 and tied for third most in school history.

On Wednesday, sophomore righthander Alex Eubanks was selected in the 14th round (No. 434 overall) by the Rangers, junior righty Paul Campbell was chosen in the 21st round (No. 619 overall) by the Rays, senior lefty Pat Krall was picked in the 28th round (No. 831 overall) by the Athletics, junior righthander Jeremy Beasley was drafted in the 30th round (No. 895 overall) by the Angels, junior catcher and infielder Chris Williams was selected in the 31st round (No. 919 overall) by the Rays, junior righty Ryan Miller was picked in the 31st round (No. 920 overall) by the Braves and junior outfielder Reed Rohlman was drafted in the 35th round (No. 1,050 overall) by the Royals.

Three Clemson signees were drafted on Wednesday, joining righthander Sam Keating (Fort Myers, Fla.), who was drafted in the fourth round by the Padres on Tuesday, as the four Tiger signees selected. On Wednesday, lefthander Sam Weatherly (Howell, Mich.) was drafted in the 27th round by the Blue Jays, outfielder Kier Meredith (Winston-Salem, N.C.) was selected in the 28th round by the Cubs and righthander Spencer Strider (Knoxville, Tenn.) was chosen in the 35th round by the Indians.

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