LHP Thomas Little, 33rd round (990th overall) - Philadelphia Phillies


With their 33rd round (990th overall) pick, the Philadelphia Phillies have selected LHP Thomas Little.

Hometown: Lethbridge, Alta.

Bats/Throws: Left/Left

Height/Weight: 6’ 9” 195 lbs.

College Commitment: Oklahoma Enid Jets

Team: Vauxhall Academy

Coaches: Les McTavish, Jim Kotkas, Joel Blake.

Previous Teams: Lethbridge Elks,

Previous coach: Todd Hubka

Scout: Zach Friedman

Most influential person in his baseball life: My dad is the most influential person in my life: “My father (Chris Little) he has always been motivating me through the hard times and supporting me through the journey I’ve been through with baseball.”

2019 season with Vauxhall: Was 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA as he walked 27 and struck out 43 in 36 1/3 innings

One of three: Besides Little who went in the 33rd round to the Phillies Vauxhall had two players drafted LHP Adam Macko (Stony Plain, Alta.) in the seventh round to the Mariners and Jet alumni RHP Josh Burgmann (Namaimo, BC) was drafted in the fifth round, by the Cubs from University of Washington Huskies.

And the three makes 17 Jets drafted: 2007 season - Cody Phipps, Astros ... 2008 season – Lionel Morrill, Twins, College of Southern Idaho ... 2009 season - Steven Inch, Phillies, Adam Nelubowich, Astros, Brandon Petite, Astros, Jordan Wong, Hill College, Brewers, Dale Anderson, College of Southern Idaho, Rangers, Jay Johnson, Texas Tech, Orioles, Blue Jays, Phillies ... 2011 season - Ben Dartnell, Eastern Michigan, Red Sox. Brendan Hendriks, University of San Fransico, Phillies ... 2012 season - Logan Seifrit, Mariners, 2013 season - Chris Thibideau, North Florida University Padres ... 2014 season - Ben Onyshko, Stetson, Brewers ... 2016 season - Josh Burgmann, University of Washington Cardinals ... 2018 season - Damiano Palmegiani Blue Jays, attending Cal State Northridge.

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