Husker Pitcher Matt Waldron Selected by Cleveland Indians in 18th Round of MLB Draft

Husker Pitcher Matt Waldron Selected by Cleveland Indians in 18th Round of MLB Draft

Nebraska baseball starting pitcher Matt Waldron was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 18th round as the 550th overall selection of the MLB Draft.

On the season, the 6-foot-2, 185 pound senior went 6-4 overall and posted an ERA of 3.05. He appeared in 16 games, getting the start in 14 of those in 2019.

Waldron is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. He played high school baseball at Westside. He has a twin brother, Mike, who also just concluded his career at NU as a pitcher.

(Photo – Kenny Larabee)