PHOENIX -- After taking their first three pitchers of the Draft from the college ranks, the D-backs selected right-hander Brad Keller 240th overall from Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Ga., with their eighth-round pick on Friday.
A Presbyterian College commit, Keller has an imposing frame on the mound, standing 6-foot-5 and weighing in at 230 pounds. His three-pitch arsenal includes a fastball, curveball and changeup.
He also used his height on his school's football team, catching passes as a wide receiver.
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