New Hanover’s Blake Walston signs with Diamondbacks

New Hanover’s Blake Walston signs with Diamondbacks
New Hanover pitcher Blake Walston (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Blake Walston is now a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Wednesday the New Hanover High School pitcher signed with the organization for $2.45 million, around $200,000 less than the slot value of the pick.

In three seasons at New Hanover was 34-2 with a 0.89 ERA with 355 strikeouts in 227 innings.

Walston had committed to play baseball at N.C. State after his sophomore season.

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