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Angels agree to terms with 2017 second-round pick, RHP Griffin Canning

ANAHEIM, CA - The Angels Friday announced the club has agreed to terms with 2017 second round selection RHP Griffin Canning (47th overall). Per Club policy, no terms of the agreements were released. The announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler.

Canning, 21, made 17 starts in his junior season for UCLA, going 7-4 with a 2.34 ERA (119 IP - 31 ER) and 140 strikeouts. The Coto de Caza, CA native led the Pac-12 Conference in strikeouts and innings pitched this season and ranked third in ERA and fourth in batting average against (.213). A Santa Margarita Catholic High School product, Canning was named a Golden Spikes Award semifinalist following the 2017 season. He was tabbed as a Collegiate Baseball All-American second team honoree and was selected to the All-Pac-12 team. Canning was previously drafted out of high school by the Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of the 2014 Draft but did not sign.

ANAHEIM, CA - The Angels Friday announced the club has agreed to terms with 2017 second round selection RHP Griffin Canning (47th overall). Per Club policy, no terms of the agreements were released. The announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler.

Canning, 21, made 17 starts in his junior season for UCLA, going 7-4 with a 2.34 ERA (119 IP - 31 ER) and 140 strikeouts. The Coto de Caza, CA native led the Pac-12 Conference in strikeouts and innings pitched this season and ranked third in ERA and fourth in batting average against (.213). A Santa Margarita Catholic High School product, Canning was named a Golden Spikes Award semifinalist following the 2017 season. He was tabbed as a Collegiate Baseball All-American second team honoree and was selected to the All-Pac-12 team. Canning was previously drafted out of high school by the Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of the 2014 Draft but did not sign.

Last night, the Club agreed to terms with first round pick (10th overall) OF Jo Adell from Ballard HS in Kentucky. Adell, 18, batted .562 with 25 home runs, 61 RBI, 22 stolen bases and 53 runs scored in his senior season for the Bruins. He was named the Gatorade Kentucky Baseball Player of the Year and is the first player drafted directly out of a Louisville high school in the first round since the Cincinnati Reds selected Ballard pitcher Jeremy Sowers at No. 20 in 2001.

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