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Riverside alum Gavin Stone selected by Dodgers in 2020 MLB Draft

UCA junior pitcher Gavin Stone
UCA junior pitcher Gavin Stone(Source: KAIT)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2020 at 10:16 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Riverside alum got the call in Day 2 of the 2020 MLB Draft.

UCA pitcher Gavin Stone was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 5th round. The junior was the 159th overall pick. Stone had a stellar shortened season with the Bears. He was 3-1 with a 1.30 ERA, Stone was tied for the team lead with 31 strikeouts.

One of the three victories was a no-hitter. Gavin struck out 13 batters in a March 6th victory over Southeastern Louisiana.

Matthew Schwartz profiled him in April on his season and MLB Draft hopes.

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