Former Rockdale star Buck Farmer will spend his senior year at Georgia Tech and wait to be drafted into Major League Baseball one more time.
Following his junior season at Georgia Tech, Farmer was selected with the 27th pick in the 15th round of the MLB Amateur Draft, 485 overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in early June.
Friday was the last day for players to sign a contract with their respective teams, and according to Baseball America, Farmer elected not to sign.
The Brewers reportedly had $105,600 to offer Farmer, enticing him to forego his senior year with the Yellow Jackets. However, the Yellow Jackets' 2012 ace will return after putting up strong numbers in his junior year.
Farmer was 8-4 with a 3.54 ERA and was selected as an All-Region selection a 2012 pre-season All-American.
Farmer was also selected in the 2009 draft out of high school in the 45th round by the Atlanta Braves.
Farmer was an All-State, All-District and All-Area selection in all four of his years at Rockdale.
In his senior year as the Bulldogs' ace, Farmer had a 2.02 ERA, a little up from his 1.50 ERA as a junior. Farmer holds Rockdale's single-game strikeout record of 22 against Dacula in 2008.
During a chat on Friday afternoon Baseball America Writer responded to the question of if Farmer would return to Tech, "Farmer, yes."