UofL’s Detmers picked #10 by Angels

UofL’s Detmers picked #10 by Angels
Reid Detmers was named ACC Pitcher of the Week (Source: Jeff Reinking/UofL Athletics)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - UofL pitcher Reid Detmers was the #10 pick in the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The junior left-hander was 3-0 in the shortened 2020 season with a 1.23 ERA with 48 strikeouts and just six walks in 22 innings.

He was a two-time All-American.

“It was very surreal, very emotional,” Detmers said. “It’s something I’ve been working toward my whole life, so to hear my name called, there was a lot of excitement, a lot of emotions.”

Detmers finished out his career with 284 career strikeouts, ranking fourth all-time at Louisville. He is also tied for ninth all-time with 20 career victories.

Brendan McKay was the 4th pick in 2017 and Corey Ray went 5th in 2016.

Cards right-hander Bobby Miller joined Detmers in the Omaha Room in the UofL baseball complex on Wednesday night, and Miller heard his name called with the 29th pick by the other team in Los Angeles, he’ll join the Dodgers organization.

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