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    NCCAA World Series @ Mason, Ohio
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    NCCAA World Series @ Mason, Ohio
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    NCCAA Mid-East Regional @ Madisonville, Tenn.
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    2017 NAIA Opening Round | Montgomery Bracket
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    2017 NAIA Opening Round | Montgomery Bracket
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Story by Truett McConnell Sports Information
Story by Truett McConnell Sports Information
Baseball - Thu, Jun. 22, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ga. - Former Truett McConnell baseball player Chris Carden signed with the Tampa Bay Rays as an undrafted free agent Wednesday. The Fayetteville, Ga., native finished his TMU career this past season.

Carden played in all 61 games for the Bears in 2017, racking up a .367 batting average with 16 doubles, nine home runs and 55 RBI. He also amassed a 9-2 record in 23 appearances with a 3.91 ERA. He threw 101.1 innings while striking out 106 batters and walking just 27. He earned first team and second team All-Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) honors in 2017.

Carden is the second player in as many years to be picked up by a Major League team. Jared Oliver was drafted in 2016 to the Boston Red Sox.