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Gowdy Drafted in Second Round

Phillies Select Dons Ace 42nd Overall

Dons Gowdy Goes Top of Second Round to Phillies

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Kevin Gowdy heard his name announced at the very beginning of the second round in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies nabbed him with the 42nd overall pick.

The Santa Barbara High School senior went 5-3 this year with a 1.10 earned run average. He struck out 104 batters with just six walks in 63 innings of work.

Gowdy also has a scholarship to UCLA so let the negotiations begin!

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