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Biding His Time
In 2002, he hit .326 in 59 games and helped NC State to a 45-18 record, a No. 12 ranking and the school's first-ever berth in an NCAA Super Regional. As a senior, he threw his only pitches as a collegian, working just over 13 innings in relief and went 2-3 with two saves in 10 appearances. Now a pitcher in the Tampa Bay organization, Pack Pride recently caught up with Chad Orvella. "It (playing at NC State) was probably the best time playing baseball that I can remember," Orvella said. "To tell you the truth, I wish I could have stayed all four years. It was a lot of fun. I made a lot of friends that I still stay in touch with and it's gotten me to this point." After completing his eligibility, Tampa Bay took Orvella in the 12th round of the June 2003 amateur draft, but the question was whether he would pitch or play in the field. That question was quickly answered once he started playing...
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