Who is Connor Brogdon?
Connor Michael Brogdon is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies. Brogdon grew up in Clovis, California, and went to Madera’s Liberty High School.
Despite being picked by the Atlanta Braves in 2013, he chose to attend Fresno City College instead of signing with them.
He transferred to Lewis–Clark State College after two seasons there, where he was a member of the 2017 NAIA World Series champion squad.
Brogdon was selected in the 10th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. He was supposed to be a starter, but due to a lack of space in the beginning rotation, he became a reliever in the minors.
Brogdon spent three seasons in the Phillies’ farm system before being invited to a different training facility after the minor league season in 2020 was canceled.
On August 13, 2020, he made his MLB debut, giving up three runs to the New York Mets.
Brogdon was taken in the 40th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft by the Atlanta Braves, but he chose to attend college instead.
Despite signing a National Letter of Intent to play for Fresno State, Brogdon chose to attend Fresno City College instead.
Brogdon had a 9–0 win-loss record with a 1.85 earned run average (ERA) in two seasons with Fresno City College, and he was voted the Central Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year.
Brogdon transferred to Lewis–Clark State College after his sophomore year, where he was used as a starting pitcher.
Brogdon went 6–0 with a 2.81 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 11 starts and 51+13 innings pitched in his first season at Lewis–Clark.
Brogdon went on to have an 8–1 record in 15 games the next season, leading the team in innings pitched with 80+13, and was a member of the NAIA World Series-winning team.
In his senior year, his pitching velocity began to deteriorate, falling from the mid-90 mph (140 km/h) range to the mid-80 mph (130 km/h) range.
“I don’t want to say they abused him, but he got worked a lot,” Philadelphia Phillies scout Hilton Richardson told The Athletic
How Old Is Connor Brogdon?
Connor Brogdon is 27 years old. He was born on January 29, 1995