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Pat Connaughton Will Be Steal for MLB Team Willing to Allow Notre Dame Return

Published by on June 5, 2014

Notre Dame pitcher Pat Connaughton won't take long to make a splash in professional baseball, but it will take at least another year of college basketball—that's right, basketball—and finishing his degree with the Fighting Irish before that comes.

Whichever team is willing to accept that and work a contract around it will get one of the best picks of the 2014 MLB draft.

The rising senior out of Arlington, Massachusetts has put teams interested in him in a precarious situation by insisting a different kind of return to school. Instead of wanting to play another year on the diamond, Connaughton aims to return to Notre Dame's basketball team for his senior season and has made that known to teams interested in taking him over the weekend.

Teams can sign Connaughton and still allow him to finish out his hoops career and his college degree in 2014-15...

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