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Top pick Sean Newcomb could provide immediate help to Angels bullpen
Top pick Sean Newcomb could provide immediate help to Angels bullpen

The Angels chose left-hander Sean Newcomb with the 15th overall pick of Thursday’s amateur draft, and at least one expert believes the hard-throwing University of Hartford pitcher could help the Angels out of the bullpen this season. “I think he’ll be the first guy in this draft to get to the big leagues,” MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds said after the Angels made a first-round pick for the first time since 2011. “If you want a left-hander who can get a big leaguer out, I think this is the guy. “They need help in the back of that bullpen. It’s going to take some time for [Newcomb] to get there, but I do think if you’re talking about a guy being able to come up, maybe affect a pennant...

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