Thursday, June 27, 2019

PhoulBallz Interview: Reading RHP Connor Brogdon

Connor Brogdon, image- Jay Floyd
Righty reliever Connor Brogdon is having another stellar season following a campaign last year that saw him post exceptional numbers. 

In 2018, his first full professional season, the six-foot-six 192-pounder tallied a 5-3 record with five saves, a 2.47 ERA, a .228 batting average against and a 10.3 K/9 mark in 31 games (seven starts) with Class A Lakewood.

This year, Brogdon opened the season with Class A Advanced Clearwater, where he posted a 2-0 record, a 1.80 ERA, a .164 batting average against and a 10.4 K/9 mark in 10 contests. 

Since earning a promotion to Double-A Reading, the 24-year-old has been a key contributor out of the team's bullpen.  In 15 appearances, Brogdon sports a 1-1 record with two saves, a 2.66 ERA, a .150 batting average against and a 14.8 K/9 mark. 

A product of Lewis-Clark State, Brogdon was the Phillies' 10th round draft pick in 2017. 

I talked with Connor about his approach with his role, this week's series against division rival Trenton and plenty more.  Head on over to Patreon.com/PhoulBallz and support my work to hear this exclusive interview!

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