Arky closer and Golden Spikes winner Kevin Kopps got $300K. Luke “The Law” Murphy just got 2.5X that as a 4th rounder from the Halos. Come to Vanderbilt, kids.
4th-rder Luke Murphy signs w/@Angels for $750k (pick 110 value = $527,800). Vanderbilt RHP, 93-96 mph four-seamer his 99 mph, low-80s power curveball, changeup too, possible high-leverage relief option if he refines command. @MLBDraft— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) July 24, 2021
Anyway, Luke was one of Vanderbilt’s two shut-down closers in 2021. The other, Maldo, will be coming back. We wish Luke all the best, but maybe he should also tell his front office they were pretty dumb for not taking Kumar Rocker at pick $9.