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College of Charleston ace Taylor Clarke has most likely thrown his last pitch for the Cougars. Clarke was taken with the 1st pick of the 3rd round of Tuesday’s MLB Draft, 76th overall, by the Arizona Diamondbacks jerseys.Clarke just finished his 2nd season at cheap baseball jerseys CofC after transferring from Towson and he put together one of the best 2 year stretches for a pitcher in school history. As a Sophomore, Clarke went 10 4 with a 2.51 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 104 innings pitched helping lead the College to the CAA Tournament title and the NCAA Super Regionals.He somehow improved those numbers his Junior season going 13 1 with a 1.73 ERA and 143 K’s in 114 innings pitched being named CAA Pitcher of the Year as the Cougars won the CAA regular season title and advanced to the NCAA regionals.Going with the 76th overall pick makes Clarke the highest pick ever from College of Charleston, besting who was taken 109th overall in 2005.”I’m really excited to get the opportunity to go and play at the next level,” said Clarke. “It’s something I’ve always dreamed about growing up playing baseball, and now I’ve taken the next big step. To be The College’s highest pick is definitely an honor, especially given the caliber of guys who have played here.”I have to thank Coach [Monte] Lee, for giving me the chance to come and play here, and also Heater [CofC pitching coach Matt Heath] for working with me to make me a better a pitcher and better person. I have learned a lot from working under him; he has helped me develop both my mechanics and my mentality, and I am grateful to have these coaches who have helped me get where I am.”The slot value assigned for a signing bonus as the 76th pick is just under $802,000. That amount is probably too much to turn down to return to Charleston for a senior season.The Cougars had their 2nd player taken in the 4th round as 3rd baseman Carl Wise was selected with the 122nd pick by the Toronto Blue Jays jerseys.Wise, a Louisville Slugger All American in 2015, batted .313 in his draft eligible junior season, and led the Cougars in both runs scored (64) and RBIs (70), ranking 14th and sixth nationally in those categories, respectively.He departs The College as a lifetime .308 hitter after three seasons, racking up 120 runs scored and 154 RBIs to go with his .403 on base percentage and .516 slugging percentage.”I couldn’t feel anything; my heart just pounded and I was shaking,” said Wise. “I can’t even describe the feeling. This is what I’ve worked for my entire life, and I’m honored and thankful to have the opportunity to continue playing this game.”I’m grateful that the College of Charleston chose me. The coaching staff and my teammates at CofC developed me both on and off the field, and I’m proud to be a Cougar. That coaching staff is made up of the best coaches, and those guys developed me into the player I am today by pushing me and having the confidence in me to be the best player I can be.”Wise becomes the 60th professional player from The College, and third to go to the Blue Jays jerseys. He relishes the opportunity to rejoin previous CofC teammate and fellow infielder Gunnar Heidt, who was drafted in the fourth round by Toronto last season.”We talked before the draft about how great it would be to play together again, but there are so many teams and so many players,” said Wise. “When I heard I was going to the Blue Jays jerseys, he was the first person I reached out to in order to tell him he may have a new teammate. I know I have a lot of work to do, but hopefully in the next few years we’ll be back on the same squad playing together.”