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MLB Draft selects former YHS Parker McFadden

“YHS coach Brady Hoover visits pitcher Parker McFadden on the mound during
a 4A Narrows League game against South Kitsap on Monday, April 27, 2015.”
Photo credit: Steve Bloom, The Olympian

– “Who was selected in the MLB Draft? A lot of players with Washington roots”
“Washington natives earned quite a bit of attention in the 2018 MLB Draft, which ran Monday through Wednesday this week, with 24 who attended high schools in the state being selected by professional clubs.

“Nine of those players — from Timberline, Bonney Lake, Yelm, Todd Beamer, Thomas Jefferson, Puyallup and Kentridge high schools — have South Sound roots.”

“▪ RHP Parker McFadden, Washington State, Yelm H.S.”
“Round: 16 — Pick: 475 — Baltimore Orioles

“McFadden was drafted in the 20th round by the Seattle Mariners out of high school, but chose to head to Pullman instead, where he just finished his junior season. He logged 30 1/3 innings for the Cougars this season as a reliever, striking out 46 and posting a 3.56 ERA. He was an All-Area selection by The News Tribune as a high school senior”
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Posted by Steve on June 7, 2018 at 8:10 am | Permalink

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