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Former New Trier left-handed pitcher Ben Brecht, currently a University of California-Santa Barbara pitcher, was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the fifth round of the MLB Draft, which took place June 3-5.
Staff Report
4:29 pm CDT June 4, 2019

The Tampa Bay Rays drafted New Trier graduate and current University of Galifornia-Santa Barbara pitcher Ben Brecht in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday, June 4. 

Brecht, the 158th overall pick in the draft, was also drafted out of high school in 2016 when he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 36th round.