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2015 Phillies Draft Picks Rounds 21-25

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Round 21, #624 overall - Kevin Walsh, RHP

MORE LOCALS. Walsh attended the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, but is from Magnolia, NJ. Walsh is another older guy, as he turned 23 in March. He did attend Gloucester County College before Pine Bluff, and was part of the team that won the 2013 NJCAA Division III title. He pitched exclusively out of the bullpen this season for Pine Bluff, finishing the year with 34 2/3 innings pitched, 29 hits allowed, and 44 strikeouts. He walked just 11 batters. According to this article, he is best friends with NBAer Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

Round 22, #654 overall - Sutter McLoughlin, RHP

The Phillies get another signable guy with McLaughlin, a 6'5", 225 pound righty from Sacramento State. His fastball is a low-to-mid 90s pitch, and he also features a changeup, as well. It appears his best chance in the Majors would be as a reliever. He threw 19 2/3 innings this season to the tune of a 1.83 ERA, striking out 15 and walking four.

Round 23, #684 overall - Anthony Sequeira, RHP

Sequeira was the 2015 Summit League Player of the Year, hitting .341/.423/.583 for Oral Roberts, but the Phillies have drafted him as a pitcher, because he's apparently pretty great at that, too. There's a nice little recap here of Sequeira's season.

Round 24, #714 overall - Zach Morris, LHP

Morris is a 6'5", 242 pound left-hander from the University of Maryland. I'm running out of things to say, and it's rare to find some video on these later-round guys, so when you've got it, use it:

Round 25, #744 overall - Joey Lauria, RHP

Lauria is a 6'4", 230 pound righty from UNLV. Lauria is likely another guy that is shooting for the bullpen in his MLB career, as he appeared in 21 games this season and just two were starts.

Here is a pre-season interview with Lauria, and it has not been screened, so if he curses at any point, I will take full responsibility for it and deeply apologize in advance: