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Hughes Refutes Report That Wates, Astros Have Reached Agreement

Pete Hughes, Virginia Tech’s head baseball coach, refuted a report in the Roanoke Times that Wates has signed with the Astros. Hughes told SBN Houston the following:

Austin Wates and the Astros have not agreed at any level on any terms post draft.

Regardless, the two still hope to come to a deal soon.

Wates hit .397 this year with 5 home runs, 20 doubles, 16 stolen bases, and 42 RBI’s. He was taken in the third round.

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