Shuckers Lose Griep to Rule 5 Draft

Shuckers lose RHP Nate Griep to Colorado in Rule 5 Draft

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Biloxi Shuckers say goodbye to right-handed pitcher Nate Griep, who was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the Minor League phase of the Rule 5 Draft Thursday.

Griep leaves Biloxi as the all-time saves leader in the clubs history, collecting 56 saves in 64 games. In each of the last three years, Griep was a midseason and postseason All-Star.

In 2019, Griep posted a 1.98 ERA with 55 strikeouts and 26 walks. He will now play for Colorado’s Triple-A affiliate, the Albuquerque Isotopes.

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