VISALIA, Calif. — On June 11th, 2020, Mt. Whitney alum and UCLA closer Holden Powell was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the third round (94th overall.)
Last Friday, Holden signed his contract with the Nationals. According to MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, the two have agreed to a $500K bonus, which is shy of the No. 94 slot value of $618,200.
Powell is a two-time All-American at UCLA and was named the 2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year. He recorded a career 2.26 ERA with 26 saves as a Bruin.