Brown joins Nelson Ward as Bulldogs selected by Seattle in the 2014 MLB Draft.
June 7, 2014
ATHENS, Ga.---University of Georgia junior Jarrett Brown was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.
Brown, a 6-2, 185-pound native of Conyers, Georgia, was the 651st overall selection and drafted as a left-handed pitcher. Brown was the second Bulldog selected by Seattle in the 2014 MLB Draft, joining teammate Nelson Ward who was taken by the Mariners in the 12th round on Saturday.
This past season, he appeared in 19 games, compiling a 1-1 record with a 6.67 ERA. He pitched three scoreless innings against #24 Mississippi State and 2.1 scoreless against #6 LSU. Brown registered 11 strikeouts and 15 walks in 27 innings pitched on the season.
In his Bulldog career, Brown has made 60 appearances with a 1-1 record and a 4.54 ERA. He has thrown 67.1 innings and allowed 72 hits while striking out 38 and walking 38. Primarily appearing out of the bullpen for most of his career, Brown made his first career start in 2014 against Missouri on April 6. He pitched two innings against the Tigers.
The MLB draft concludes on Saturday with rounds 11-40 starting at 1 p.m. All selections will be streamed live on MLB.com. The signing deadline for underclassmen and high school seniors selected is July 18.