Cal Baseball: Two More Golden Bears Pitchers Chosen in MLB Draft

Arman Sabouri goes in 12th round to Brewers, Rogelio Reyes in 22nd round to Twins

Left-handed pitcher Arman Sabouri became the fifth Cal player taken in the Major League Baseball draft, chosen in the 12th round by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

He was the 373rd overall player selected in the three-day draft.

Later, Cal right-handed pitcher Rogelio Reyes became the sixth Bears drafted, selected in the 22nd round (659th) by the Minnesota Twins.

Sabouri, a junior from San Jose, was 2-2 this season with a 2.81 earned run average and a 1.07 WHIP in 26 appearances, including 16 starts but also four saves. He struck out 71 batters in 57.2 innings with just 17 walks.

As a sophomore in 2018, Sabouri was 5-2 with a 3.07 ERA and one save in 20 appearances, all in relief. He pitched 44 innings and struck out 48 hitters while walking only 11.

For his career, Sabouri has 139 strikeouts and just 41 walks.

Rogelio made 19 relief appearances for the Bears this season, assembling a 4-3 record with a 3.10 ERA. The junior from Union City struck out 57 batters in 61 innings.

Sabouri and Rogelio follow first baseman Andrew Vaughn, who was chosen third overall by the Chicago White Sox, and catcher Korey Lee, taken 32nd in the first round by the Houston Astros.

Infielder/outfielder Cameron Eden was drafted in the sixth round by the Toronto Blue Jays and pitcher Jared Horn went in the seventh round by the Colorado Rockies.

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