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2017 College Draft Profile: Gavin Sheets

School: Wake Forest; Class: Junior Position: 1B; B/T: L/L Height: 6-5; Weight: 235 Previously Drafted: Atlanta Braves, 37th round, 2014   Background: Fun Fact Part I: Sheets’ old man, Larry, was drafted in the second round by the Baltimore Orioles out of Lee High School all the way back in 1978. Fun Fact Part II: The elder Sheets paced the 1987 Orioles in long balls…

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2017 College Draft Profile: Stuart Fairchild

School: Wake Forest University; Class: Junior Position: OF; B/T: R/R Height: 6-0; Weight: 205 Previously Drafted: Washington Nationals, 38th round, 2014   Background: Fairchild, who was drafted by the Nationals in the 38th round coming out of Seattle Prep High School, instantly became of the club’s most dominant offensive sluggers: he tore up the opposition to the tune of .349/.429/.497 with 14 doubles and five…

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2016 Draft Profile: Will Craig

School: Wake Forest University; Class: Junior Position: 3B/OF/RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6–3; Weight: 235 Previously Drafted: Kansas City Royals, 37th round, 2013 Background: One of the biggest breakout players in the collegiate ranks last season, Craig, who’s triple-slash line jumped from .280/.357/.439 as a true freshman to a scorching .382/496/.702 in 2015, upped the ante even further during his junior campaign. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound infielder/outfielder/part-time pitcher…