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Former Rider Raider Ben Smith Drafted by the Houston Astros

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Ben Smith underwent Tommy John surgery this season keeping him off the diamond for most of the season, but gained the Astros attention by posting solid numbers at Coastal Carolina University in 2013...where he posted a 2.23 ERA in sixteen starts. Smith helped Rider High School win a state baseball championship in 2011. Smith says he does plans on signing with the Astros.