Three players in the Auburn baseball team's starting lineup recently faced the difficult decision to begin or continue their baseball careers at Auburn, or turn pro.
Played for Jeff Bell at Bob Jones ... 36th Rd. draft pick (1,091 overall) of the Seattle Mariners in 2012 ... Ranked 239th high school prospect by Perfect Game (2012) ... Ranked 396th draft prospect by Baseball America (2012) ... Was a perfect 9-0 with a 0.47 ERA as a senior ... Struck out 114 in 60 innings against just 29 walks ... Threw five shutouts and three no-hitters ... 2012 Huntsville Pitcher of the Year ... 2012 ASWA All-State 6A First Team Pitcher ... Ranked No. 202 high school prospect by Perfect Game (2011) ... Also played for the Atlanta Blue Jays and Anthony Dye ... Area Code Showcase invitee.
Anthony James Wingenter III ... Son of Tony and Rhonda Wingenter ... Has a sister, Kathryn (16) ... Mom attended Auburn from 1985-88 ... Major: pre-engineering.