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Talented redshirt freshman righthander who has the potential to be a contributor on the mound.

2019: Suffered an arm injury in the fall and received a medical redshirt … No. 49 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 13 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 33 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball.

Before Clemson: All-state as a senior … region pitcher-of-the-year and team MVP … lettered four times in baseball at Bleckley County High School, where he was coached by Brad Davis.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management … born Carter Jaeden Raffield on Feb. 28, 2000 in Hawkinsville, Ga.

Favorite hobbies – Hunting, fishing, going to church and spending time with friends and family
Interesting facts about family/parents – His grandfather and brother were both drafted by the Cardinals
One fact that most people don’t know – Has been the tallest member of his family since eighth grade
Favorite food or candy – Home-cooked meals from his mother
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Winning the 2017 17U BCS title in Fort Myers, Fla.
Ideal vacation spot – Anywhere in a deer stand
Childhood hero – Nolan Ryan
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Nolan Ryan

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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