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Kevin Gowdy of SBHS Inks Contract with Philadelphia Phillies

By Admin, 05/13/18, 7:15PM PDT


The Philadelphia Phillies and Santa Barbara High School star and former Santa Barbara Grizzlies RHP Kevin Gowdy agreed to terms on a contract. Kevin was the Phillies second pick in this years 2016 MLB First Year Draft.  Gowdy the 42nd overall pick signed a contract above the recommened slot value of $1,536,200 receiving a $3.5 million dollar signing bonus.  Kevin is the highest drafted Santa Barbara high school player since the inception of the MLB draft.  Kevin will report this week to Clearwater, Florida to begin his training and career at the minor league level.