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Updated: 06/06/2013 08:00:14AM

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SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINA Stone Crabs' Richie Shaffer and Jake Hagar smile after making a great double play during Saturday's home game against the St Lucie Mets


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PORT CHARLOTTE — Richie Shaffer didn’t know his name would be the 25th called in last year’s 2012 first-year player draft. He found out at the same time as his friends and family gathered at his house in Charlotte.

He was seated a little awkwardly on a stool, yelling at the TV with the others as the draft went on. When he heard his name, he stood up. He didn’t know what to do with himself. So, he hugged his parents.

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