Report: Braves sign Clemson pitcher
|Thursday, June 18, 2020, 2:44 PM-|
Spencer Strider is officially a member of the Atlanta Braves organization, as expected, per a MLB.com report Thursday.
Strider was picked 126th overall by the Braves in the fourth round of the shortened MLB draft last week.
Per MLB.com, Strider signed for the full draft slot value of $451,800.
The redshirt sophomore right-hander pitched 12 innings in 2020 coming off of Tommy John surgery (elbow), posting 19 strikeouts to three walks with a 4.50 ERA. He earned All-ACC freshman honors with a 5-2 record and 4.76 ERA.
4th-rder Spencer Strider signs with @Braves for $451,800 (full slot value at 126). Clemson RHP, missed 2019 following TJ surgery, came back to hit 95 mph this spring while making progress with secondary pitches & control. @MLBDraft— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) June 18, 2020