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Craig leaning toward Wake, not Royals

June 10th, 2013 8:01 pm by Douglas Fritz, NET News Service

Craig leaning toward Wake, not Royals

JOHNSON CITY — It’s not a done deal, but it doesn’t appear the Kansas City Royals spent a high enough pick to keep Will Craig from heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., this fall.

The Royals selected the Science Hill graduate in the 37th round of the first-year player draft over the weekend. If Craig doesn’t sign with the Royals and attends Wake Forest, he wouldn’t be eligible for the big-league draft again until 2016.

Craig said he’s not sure whether he will sign with the Royals, and money is a key part of the picture — which is understandable because of the value of a Wake Forest education.

“It has something to do with it,” said Craig. “I will just let them decide how much they want to offer and go from there.”

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