The Phillies finished the MLB Draft by selecting 10 more players as the draft concluded Tuesday with rounds 11-20. They focused on the mound as seven of their 10 selections were pitchers. All but one of the team’s 20 selections in the three-day draft were pitchers or outfielders.
Here’s a look at who the Phillies grabbed on Tuesday:
Round 11, pick 325: RHP Andrew Baker, Chipola College (Fla.)
He struck out 92 batters this season in 57⅓ innings as he worked as both a starter and reliever for the junior college in the Florida panhandle. The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder is committed to play at South Carolina and was drafted two years ago by the Dodgers in the 16th round. A catcher in high school, Baker played last season at Auburn before returning this year to Chipola, where he fired a 95-mph fastball but also walked 5.3 batters per nine innings.
Round 12, pick 355: 3B TJ Rumfield, Virginia Tech
The first non-pitcher or outfielder drafted by the Phillies, Rumfield started every game this season as a redshirt freshman for Virginia Tech after transferring from Texas Tech. He led the team with 26 walks and was tied for the team lead with 37 RBIs, hitting .315 with seven homers. His father, Toby, was a second-round pick by the Reds in 1991 and played 12 seasons in the minors. Rumfield is playing this summer for the Trenton Thunder in the MLB Draft League.
Round 13, pick 385: OF Jared Carr, Shepherd University
Carr had a 1.209 OPS this season with 11 homes in 36 games. The 6-1, 180-pound left-handed batter struck out 29 times with 14 walks in 124 at-bats. Shepherd is in West Virginia, but the Rams play in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference against Shippensburg, Kutztown, and West Chester, and others.
Round 14, pick 415: LHP Jose Valadez-Acuna, Veterans Memorial High (Tex.)
He was announced as an outfielder when the Phillies drafted him, but that was a mistake. He has a low-90s fastball and is signed to play at Texas Tech. The Phils are confident they’ll sign the 6-1, 210-pounder.
Round 15, pick 445: LHP Matt Osterberg, St. Cloud State
He struck out 70 batters and walked 22 this season over 50 innings while posting a 3.78 ERA. The 6-2, 200-pounder is pitching this summer in the Northwoods League, where he has a 1.93 ERA in 28 innings with 38 strikeouts and seven walks.
Round 16, pick 475: RHP Ty Collins Jr., Glendale College
The 6-3, 160-pounder pairs a mid-90s fastball with a curveball. He was an outfielder and pitcher at St. John Bosco High outside Los Angeles. Collins, 19, did not pitch this season, as the team’s season was canceled.
Round 17, pick 505: RHP Alex Garbrick, South Carolina Upstate
Garbrick had a 3.39 ERA this season in 14 games while striking out 74 batters in 66⅓ innings with 29 walks in his first season at USC Upstate. His fastball sits in the low-90s. The 6-1, 210-pounder is from Lockhaven, Pa., and was drafted by the Yankees in 2019′s 40th round out of Morehead State. He played in the 2011 Little League World Series for Clinton County’s Keystone All-Stars, who won the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Round 18, pick 535: RHP Malik Binns, Benedictine University Mesa
The 6-7, 220-pounder struck out 55 batters this season and walked 36 in 55 innings. He posted a 6.05 ERA in 15 games, 10 of which were starts. His fastball touches 97 mph. He’s pitching this summer for the Kingsport Axmen in the Appalachian League, which is now one of MLB’s collegiate summer leagues. Growing up outside Chicago, Binns played on the same basketball teams as future NBA players Miles Bridges and Jordan Poole.
Round 19, pick 565: RHP Seth Halvorsen, Missouri
Halvorsen’s fastball touches 100 mph, and he pairs it with a curveball, slider, and change-up. He underwent Tommy John surgery as a freshman in 2019 and spent last season as a center fielder. He returned this season to pitching and had a 5.82 ERA in 14 starts with 70 strikeouts and 57 walks over 72 innings. Halvorsen announced last month that he is transferring to Tennessee. The Twins drafted him in 2018′s 30th round.
Round 20, pick 595: RHP Cam Wynne, Nebraska
He made 17 appearances out of the Huskers’ bullpen after transferring from Texas A&M. The 6-6, 220-pounder struck out 19 and walked nine in 17⅓ innings. He has a fastball that nears triple digits and pitches with an edge on the mound.