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Former Hewitt-Trussville player taken in MLB Draft

By Gary Lloyd

TRUSSVILLE — Former Hewitt-Trussville baseball standout Grayson Jones was selected Saturday in the MLB Draft.

Grayson Jones, a freshman pitcher at Shelton State Community College, was drafted in the 14th round by the Cleveland Indians. Jones was the 428th overall selection.

Grayson Jones
photo courtesy of Jo Gatewood

As a freshman at Shelton State, Jones started 12 games, compiling a 5-2 record. He pitched 52.1 innings and had a 3.96 earned run average. He struck out 67 batters.

As a senior at Hewitt-Trussville in 2013, Jones went 4-3 with a 3.18 ERA. He had four complete games, two saves and one shutout. He struck out 87 batters in 66 innings.

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