The Yankees started off day two of the 2017 MLB Draft by going for another right-handed college arm in Arkansas righty Trevor Stephan. The organization has recently taken to drafting impressive college arms at the top of their drafts, so the Yankees must think highly of Stephan.
A reliever until he transferred to Arkansas prior to the 2017 season, Stephan was one of the team’s best pitchers. He was erratic at times, but an improved fastball and slider moved him from an 18th rounder last year to a third round pick here. Many evaluators believe he ultimately ends up in the bullpen, but the Yankees will try their luck with him.
Here is some video of Stephan:
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