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Elliott drafted by the Mariners

Brett Fowler | The Tribune | Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 2:00 pm

Another former Loganville players is getting a chance to make his way to the big leagues. Former Red Devil Timothy Elliott was drafted 126th overall by the Seattle Mariners in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball first year player draft Tuesday afternoon.

Elliott spent the last three seasons pitching at the University of Georgia. He cemented himself as a starter for the Bulldogs this season after injuries forced him out of the bullpen. He finished the 2019 season with a 6-3 record, 2.70 ERA and 64 strikeouts. In his Bulldog career, Elliott is 9-3 with a 3.10 ERA in 41 appearances including 18 starts. He has tallied 99 strikeouts in 110.1 innings. After pitching just 34.2 innings in his first two seasons with the Bulldogs. Elliott enjoyed a breakout campaign in 2019. Also, he is a three-time member of the Academic All-Southeastern Conference Team. He is on the ballot for Academic All-American as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).