Sal Frelick hasn’t traveled too far away from home at any point during his accomplished career.
The star outfielder is a New Englander through and through. He played three sports at Lexington (Mass.) High School and decided to take his baseball career to the Division 1 level in his home state.
After breaking out during his first of two All-Star worthy summers in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, Frelick burst onto the scene at the highest level at the beginning of his three-year career at Boston College and blossomed into the second-highest draft pick -- and the sixth first-rounder in Eagles history -- by going to the Milwaukee Brewers with the No. 15 overall pick on Sunday night.
Named the 2021 ACC Defensive Player of the Year and an All-ACC First Team honoree following his junior campaign at BC, Frelick was the second member of a talented New England class selected during Sunday’s opening of the three-day draft, following East Catholic High School (Conn.) left-hander Frank Mozzicato, the No. 7 pick of the Kansas City Royals.