Height: 6 – 3
Age: 20 (6/27/95)
The New York Yankees selected Gage Burland in the 26th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Gonzaga Zag right handed pitcher just completed his red-shirt sophomore season ranked as the 15th best pitcher in the West Coast Conference.
The Otis Orchards, Washington native logged 20.2 innings this season and made 12 appearances (4 starts). Burland pitched to a 0-1 record and a 7.84 ERA, while recording 28 strikeouts.
Scouts have said his fastball touched 94 miles per hour. Burland was previously selected in the 26th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles.