Saint James Baseball star headed to USC not the pros


For now Saint James baseball star Tanner English has decided to say no the the MLB and become a Game Cock. 

The Murrells Inlet native turned down the Tampa Bay Rays just hours before the signing deadline. Tanner a 13th round draft pick took to Twitter on August 15th to announce his decision: 


Associate Head Baseball Coach for the University of South Carolina, Chad Holbrook also took to Twitter to welcome Tanner English to the team. Keep up to date with this story by heading over to Carolina Live. Below check out Carolina Live's earlier broadcast report on English.

This past June, Shon Carson of Lake City made a similar decision to turn down the Cincinnati Reds and attend USC. 

Follow Tanner off the field on Twitter.


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