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Rays Select Griffin in 10th Round of MLB Draft

Aaron Griffin was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 10th round on Friday.

Aaron Griffin was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 10th round on Friday.

June 7, 2013

The Tampa Bay Rays selected LMU right-hander Aaron Griffin in the 10th round (308th overall) of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft on Friday.

Griffin turned in a stellar year on the hill for LMU, finishing 4-5 with a 3.07 ERA and a team-high 72 strikeouts over 13 starts and 88 innings of work, including one complete game. The right-hander was the only LMU starter to start a game every weekend this year, surrendering three-or-fewer earned runs in all but one start on the season. The native of El Cajon, Calif. managed a 3-2 record and a 3.18 ERA over eight starts and 56.2 innings against WCC foes. Griffin showed tremendous control throughout his four-year career at LMU, allowing just 2.57 walks per nine innings to rank sixth all-time in that category.

The 2013 MLB Draft continues tomorrow with rounds 11-40.

 

 

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