What Is Robert Stephenson Position?
Robert Stephenson is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Cincinnati Reds. It was in 2016 that Robert Stephenson made his major league debut after being selected in the first round of the amateur draft in 2011.
As a high school senior, Stephenson was measured at 98 mph and pitched back-to-back no-hitters. He compiled a 7-2, 1.33 record with 132 strikeouts in 64 innings that year.
he was awarded the California high school football player of the year by Gatorade in 2013. During the 2011 amateur draft, he was ranked as Baseball America’s 25th-best prospect.
With Tyler Beede, Michael Fulmer, Henry Owens, and Jose Fernandez, he was also named to the second team of high school All-American pitchers, behind Dylan Bundy and Dillon Maples.
As of the 27th pick, Cincinnati Reds drafted him with a letter of intent to attend Washington. After Taylor Guerrieri, Joe Ross, and Blake Swihart, he was the fourth high schooler picked in the draft.
Rich Bordi was the scout. By signing on, Stephenson agreed to a $2 million bonus Daniel Corcino and Didi Gregorius were ranked as Cincinnati’s top two prospects in 2012 by Baseball America.
Against the Missoula Osprey on June 19, 2012, Stephenson made his professional debut with the Billings Mustangs.