Brewers select OF Garrett Mitchell No. 20 overall

The Milwaukee Brewers selected UCLA outfielder Garrett Mitchell with the 20th pick in the 2020 MLB draft on Wednesday night.

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Mitchell appeared in 106 games over three seasons for the Bruins, slashing .323/.388/.477 with six home runs and 72 RBI.

In his shortened junior season this year, he hit .355 with a .909 OPS in 62 at-bats over 15 games.

In 2019, the 6-foot-3, 204-pound outfielder paced the Bruins’ offense, batting .349/.418/.566 over 62 games and earning Pac-12 All-Conference Team honors.

The 21-year-old played one season in the Northwoods League, hitting .309 with two homers and 20 RBI in 34 games.

Mitchell has been playing with Type 1 diabetes since being diagnosed in the third grade.