Brett Kerry drafted by Angels in 5th round of MLB Draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Gamecocks best pitcher in 2021 was also the first player from the team taken in the 2021 MLB Draft.

Closer Brett Kerry was taken in the fifth round (141st overall) by the Los Angeles Angels Monday afternoon.

He posted a 5-1 record with a 2.15 ERA and struck out 84 batters in just 54.1 innings working primarily out of the bullpen last season.

Kerry was named an All-American by both D1 Baseball and the National College Baseball Writer’s Association.

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