COLUMBIA, SC - Sumter's own Charlie Barnes out of Clemson was selected in the fourth round by the Twins Tuesday afternoon.
Barnes was third team All-ACC in his junior season for the Tigers. The left handed pitcher tossed a team high 113 strikeouts with a 3.2 ERA. Scouts have raved about his off-speed pitches and command.
Barnes was selected 106th overall and his pick his valued at $507,000.
Barnes teammate Chase Pinder was selected by the St Louis Cardinals in the seventh round. The junior out of Poquoson, Virginia was named third team All-ACC as an outfielder for the Tigers this season.
Pinder hit .305 this year which was second on the team. He also added 7 homers and 32 rbis.
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