SSU’s Washington selected by Dodgers in MLB Draft

Tigers’ junior outfielder taken in 35th round

SSU’s Washington selected by Dodgers in MLB Draft
Savannah State outfielder Justin Washington was selected in the 35th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Source: Savannah State Athletics)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Savannah State outfielder Justin Washington heard his name called during Wednesday’s MLB Draft proceedings.

The Tiger junior was selected in the 35th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday.

Washington started his career on The Marsh as a pitcher, but transitioned to the outfielder for the 2019 season. It seems he took well to it.

Washington tied for second on the team in RBI with 24, and stole 14 bases in 15 attempts.

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