Cal Ripken's son leaving S. Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The son of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is leaving South Carolina after one year.
South Carolina baseball spokesman Andrew Kitick said Thursday that Ryan Ripken, a first baseman, was leaving the program. Ripken did not make the 35-man roster this spring and was likely to have similar issues making the club because of a logjam behind starter Kyle Martin at the position next season.
Ripken was drafted in the 20th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft ...
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