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Kemp signs with Pirates

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - Former Waterloo Columbus Sailor Shane Kemp believes he's ready to take the next step. Kemp, a 26th round selection by the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, officially signed with the team last week. He was the 787th overall selection.

Kemp was a 2-time All-Wamac Conference selection during his playing days at Columbus.

After high school he attended Kirkwood Community College, prior to transferring to George Washington University where he compiled a 4.18 ERA on the mound in 32.1 innings of relief work.

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