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Shafer Adds Durability to Cubs' Draft Class

Aaron Shafer (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Aaron Shafer, the Cubs' second-round pick (65th overall) in the 2008 MLB Draft, had a most unscripted outing in what is likely to be his final college start for the Wichita State Shockers.

The 21-year-old Shafer surrendered eight runs and 10 hits in 2 2/3 innings last Saturday in Game 2 of the Tallahassee Super Regional between the Shockers and Florida State, who went on to win an elimination game the following day to advance to the College World Series, which begins later this week in Omaha. The outing was far from the usual effectiveness Shafer showed Cubs scouts and those from... Recommended Stories

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