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Crowder's Aaron Ashby Selected in MLB Draft

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Aaron Ashby took a gamble a year ago, and it paid off.

Ashby was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 25th round of the 2017 MLB draft. He declined to join the organization and instead returned to Crowder for his sophomore season to try and improve his draft stock.

It worked.

Tuesday, Ashby was selected in the 4th round of the 2018 MLB draft by the Milwaukee Brewers. His selection comes after posting an 11-2 record last season, and leading NJCAA Division I with 156 strikeouts. In his thirteen starts as a sophomore, Ashby threw three no-hitters and 6 complete games.

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