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Dodgers draft Tampa (FL) RHP Jordan Leasure in the 14th round, 432nd overall

The Dodgers continue to add pitching depth by selecting their 13th consecutive pitcher, RHP Jordan Leasure from University of Tampa

The Dodgers drafted their 13th consecutive pitcher to begin the MLB Draft. In the 14th round with the 432nd overall pick, LA drafted right-handed pitcher Jordan Leasure from the University of Tampa (FL).

In 2021, Leasure was named the Sunshine State Conference’s Pitcher of the Year. He appeared in 12 games, throwing 26 13 innings with posting an impressive ERA of 94 and a WHIP of 0.60. He also struck out 60 (14.1 SO/9) and allowed only 4.1 hits per nine innings.

In his four seasons for Tampa, he posted a 3.04 ERA and appeared in 48 games (10 starts). In 124 13 innings, he struck out 165 and walked 40.

He’s currently spending his summer pitching in the Appalachian League, where he was recently named the June Pitcher of the Month.

Leasure pitched in five games in June, owning a 0.82 ERA and posting a 2-0 record. He tossed 11 innings and allowed just two hits and one earned run. He issued zero walks, posting a 0.19 WHIP while also striking out 19.