Nevin Father-Son Combo Were Both First-Rounders in MLB Draft

Tyler Nevin was picked in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies.  He followed in his father’s (Phil) footsteps, who was a first-round (first overall ) pick in 1992 by the Houston Astros.

Phil was drafted out of Cal State Fullerton and went on to a 12-year career that included seven big league clubs.  He hit 208 home runs and batted .270 during his career.

Tyler was drafted out of high school and is currently playing in the Rockies organization in the rookie Pioneer League.

Read more about Tyler and Phil Nevin at the link below from the Reno Gazette-Journal:

http://journaltimes.com/sports/baseball/peter-jackel-kuiper-brothers-return-for-their-hero/article_28b674cb-3b2f-5c87-86ee-b7f610089767.html

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