LCSC pitcher Burch signs with Philadelphia Phillies

Former Lewis-Clark State baseball player Tyler Burch has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

The right-handed pitcher was a four-year Warrior and was named an honorable mention All-American his junior year. Burch, who completed his Warrior career with a win in the first game of the 2019 Avista NAIA World Series, ranks fourth all-time in school history in strikeouts, fifth in starts, and fifth in innings pitched.

In 2019, he was named the NAIA West Co-Pitcher of the Year as well as All-NAIA West and a Gold Glove recipient. In his junior season, Burch led the Warriors with a 10-2 record and 2.87 ERA. He was named the NAIA West Pitcher of the Year and All-NAIA West. At the end of the season, Burch earned All-American Honorable Mention honors. (LCSC)