(SAN DIEGO, CA) Former Potosi Trojan Dylan Coleman was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round with the 111th pick of the Major League Baseball first-year amateur player draft on Tuesday.
Coleman, a pitcher for Missouri State University, recorded 122 strikeouts this year for the Bears with 96.2 innings pitched over 15 starts and 1 relief appearance. He posted a 3.63 ERA and batting average against of .205 in 2018.
Coleman features a high velocity fastball and a plus slider. Some scouts project a move to the bullpen could be in Coleman’s pro future.