Indians add pitching depth, select fireballer Daniel Espino #24 overall in draft


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Cleveland Indians selected right-handed pitcher Daniel Espino with the #24 overall selection in the Major League Baseball Draft.

The 18-year-old previously committed to LSU, having previously been clocked at 99 mph during the Under Armour All-America Game last summer.

During his senior season at the Georgia Premier Academy, Espino posted an ERA of 0.32 with 106 strikeouts, allowing just two earned runs in 44 innings.

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