The Phillies' run on college prospects continued into Day 2 of the MLB draft Tuesday, as they used their first pick (83rd overall) on Cal State Fullerton right-handed pitcher Connor Seabold in the third round.
The selection of Seabold marks the third straight college prospect the Phils have drafted after taking Virginia outfielder Adam Haseley (8th overall) and Cal Poly right-handed pitcher Spencer Howard (45th overall) on Day 1.
3rd round: RHP Connor Seabold (Cal State Fullerton)
Seabold was originally drafted out of Newport Harbor High School (New Port Beach, CA) by the Baltimore Orioles in the 19th round of the 2014 draft. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound right-hander went on to play three seasons at Cal State Fullerton, where he compiled a 23-15 record and a 2.91 ERA. As a junior this past season, Seabold went 11-5 with a 3.01 ERA in17 starts
The 21-year-old pitcher was ranked as the No. 188th prospect on MLB.com.