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.
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 in order to make room 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 against the Baltimore Orioles, although he improved in September.
Brogdon was taken in the 10th round, 293rd overall, of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. Since Beau Mills, who was drafted in the first round, he was the highest Lewis–Clark draft pick.
That year, he signed with the organization for a $5,000 signing bonus. On June 26, 2017, Brogdon made his professional debut with the Class A Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters, pitching 13 innings in a 9–5 loss to the Auburn Doubledays.
Brogdon, who was originally signed as a starter, was shifted to the bullpen to make room in the starting rotation for Spencer Howard and Connor Seabold. Brogdon finished the season with a 3–1 record and a 2.34 ERA.
How Much Does Connor Brogdon Make?
Connor Brogdon earns a base salary of $622,728.