INF Edouard Julien, 37th round (1,103rd overall) - Philadelphia Phillies
With their 37th round pick (1,103rd overall), the Philadelphia Phillies selected infielder Edouard Julien.
Hometown: Quebec City, Que.
Height/Weight: 6' 1", 186 pounds
College Commitment: Auburn University
Teams: Les Ailes du Québec, ABC, Canadian Junior National Team
Coaches: Jean-Philippe Roy, Robert Fatal, Greg Hamilton
Previous teams: Team Elite, Quebec Gunners
Twitter Handle: @edouardjulien7
Slot Money: N/A
What they are saying: Also had collegiate interest from Clemson, Georgia State and Pittsburgh. With Quebec Blue ran 6.5 60 at T12 in 2016, behind Clayton Keyes and Kurt Dawkins.
“Has a great approach as a hitter, I think he will hit.” - Scout.
Ranked: 452nd on Baseball America's top 500 ranked player (05/05/17).
2017 season - Dominican summer trip with Junior National Team (JNT): Batted .291 with team-leading .560 OBP, 17 walks and 13 runs in 13 games ... Also hit a home run and drove in six runs ... Single, plus three stolen bases against DSL Mariners ... Homered, singled and drove in two against DSL Yankees... Singled and walked three times against DSL Phillies ... Run-scoring single, two RBIs against DSL Mets ... Spring trip with JNT: Hit .357 (10-for-28) with two doubles, eight RBIs and .870 OPS ... Two-out, run-scoring single against the Braves ... Extended spring trip with JNT: Batted .200 (4-for-20) with an RBI, .735 OPS ... Knocked in two runs facing the Tigers ... A pair of hits and an RBI single vs. the Braves.
Honours: 2017 season - Perfect Game All Americans Canada/Puerto Rico Honourable Mention ... 2016 season - Earned all-tournament honours at WWBA 18U National Championship ... All-tournament team at 17U Mid-Atlantic regional in Bridgeton, NJ ... 2015 season - Earned WWBA World Championship tournament honours at Jupiter.