7/13/21 : Phillies 20th Round Draft Pick
The Phillies selected Cam Wynne, a 6’6” RHP from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in the 20th round of the draft today.
Here’s a bit about him. He transferred to Nebraska from Texas A&M. He is from Lincoln, Nebraska
Wynne was an often-used relief pitcher, made 17 appearances this season. The hard-throwing right-hander had a sizzling 0.96 ERA through his first 27 games at Nebraska.“Its been amazing to play for the hometown team,” Wynne said. “I love the coaching staff. Playing with the ‘N’ across my chest (while) being from Lincoln means a lot to me.”
Wynne is a graduate of Lincoln High School, where he holds the record for single-season strikeouts. After graduating from LHS, Wynne attended Johnson County Community College. He played at Texas A&M during the shortened 2020 season, before transferring to Nebraska.
Also played two seasons at Johnson County Community College • While at Johnson County, Wynne went 1-1 in eight relief outings in 2019 with 15 strikeouts in 6.1 innings • As a freshman in 2018, he made 21 appearances, including one start, and went 1-0 with two saves and racked up 23 strikeouts in 21.0 innings • Played high school baseball at Lincoln High School and finished his career with the single-season school strikeout record • Earned first-team all-conference and all-state honors, while capturing honorable mention all-state accolades • Earned one letter playing football.