Galena alum Anderson makes MLB debut

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ANAHEIM (KOLO) Drew Anderson made his major league debut Tuesday night.

The Galena high school graduate came in as relief for the Phillies during their 7-1 loss to the Angels.

Anderson pitched the eighth inning, giving up two runs on two hits; one earned. He also recorded his first career strikeout against two-time American League MVP Mike Trout.

He was an Eastern League All-Star this season at Double-A Reading; twice named the league's Pitcher of the Week.

He made 19 starts for the Fightin Phils, going 7-4 with a 3.76 ERA. He's got 78 strikeouts in 95.2 innings; holding opposing players to a .217 batting average.

Anderson was a 21st round pick out of Galena high school back in the 2012 MLB draft.