Round 38 of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft rolled around and Scott Grist’s, senior pitcher, dream of being drafted was either going to be now or never.
The Milwaukee Brewers, with the 1,141 pick in the draft, decided to take a chance on Grist. He was the second Bobcat drafted after Lucas Humpal, junior pitcher, was selected in the 37th round by the Cleveland Indians.
Grist’s goal to be drafted was complete. He will report to the Rookie League in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend.
“The experience has been surreal for me,” Grist said. “I don’t think it’ll hit me until I’m going to Phoenix.”
Grist’s path to being drafted has been a tough one, calling it a “roller coaster ride."