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Walter Holds Draft Party, Sendoff at Ye Old Alpha

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Wheeling native Corey Walter held a draft party, sendoff the Ye Old Alpha on Sunday evening. He was surrounded by family and close friends, who were congratulating him and wishing him good luck.

Walter, 21, was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 28th round of the MLB Entry Draft on Saturday.

Walter spent the past four seasons as a starting/relief pitcher for the West Virginia Mountaineers. He is a 2010 graduate of Wheeling Park High School.

He leaves for Arizona on Tuesday, where he'll be evaluated and placed somewhere in the A's organization.

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