Robert Klinchock is a left-handed pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. Despite pitching 3 straight complete game shut-outs and helping Shenandoah University win back-to-back conference championships, he wasn’t invited to any pre-draft workouts.
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 35th round, Klinchock became one of just nine Division 3 players selected in the 2019 MLB Draft.
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[2:09] Sprouting up from 5’7″ to 6’2″
[6:50] Modeling his game after a pro
[9:55] Handling the ups and downs of being a college pitcher
[16:30] Draft day
[26:55] Caught in the middle of a crazy minor league baseball promotion
You can keep up with Robert Klinchock on Instagram @Bobby_Joe_K.
We wish him the best of luck this season when baseball is finally back!
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