Published: May 29, 2010 2:33 AM EDT
Updated: May 28, 2010 11:34 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, FLa- In 2007, FGCU pitcher Chris Sale was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 21st round. Now three years later, he is projected to be the number-5 overall pick in this years MLB draft.

"Playing at the next level has always been a dream of mine," said Sale.

The decision to leave school early for the pros is hard for most athletes but for Chris, its even harder. He and his fiancee just gave birth to their first child.