Buies Creek – Campbell baseball alum Wes Noble signed a free agent contract with the Detroit Tigers organization Tuesday afternoon.
Noble, a right-handed pitcher from Lebanon, Ohio, made 14 starts during his senior campaign, compiling a 7-7 record with a 5.42 ERA. He racked up a career-high 67 strikeouts in 2018, allowing just 25 walks for a personal best 2.68 K/BB ratio.
Noble excelled in Big South Conference games this past season, going 5-2 with a 3.21 ERA. His best performance of the year came on Sunday, May 13, as Noble tossed his first career complete-game shutout in a 5-0 win over the Winthrop Eagles that clinched a regular season conference title for Campbell.
In four seasons with the Camels, Noble finished his collegiate career with 180 strikeouts across 198.1 innings pitched. His 180 K’s rank 10th in Campbell’s Division I history, while his 8.17 strikeouts per nine innings are the seventh-best for CU since 1978.
Noble is the second Camel to sign a professional contract in 2018. Allan Winans was selected by the New York Mets in the 17th round (500th overall) of the MLB Draft earlier this month. Please by Bennett Scarborough / Campbell Athletics