Detroit Tigers add Notre Dame RHP Tanner Kohlhepp in Round 5 of 2021 MLB draft

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The Detroit Tigers selected Notre Dame right-handed pitcher Tanner Kohlhepp with their fifth-round pick in the 2021 MLB draft.

Kohlhepp, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior, was chosen No. 135 overall. He is the fifth pitcher the Tigers have drafted in six selections, following high school pitcher Jackson Jobe (No. 3 overall), Texas right-handed pitcher Ty Madden (No. 32), high school infielder Izaac Pacheco (No. 39), Alabama right-handed pitcher Dylan Smith (No. 74) and Bryant University right-handed pitcher Tyler Mattison (No. 104).

Rounds 2-10 are Monday afternoon; Rounds 11-20 are Tuesday afternoon.

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Notre Dame pitcher Tanner Kohlhepp.
Notre Dame pitcher Tanner Kohlhepp.

This story will be updated.

Evan Petzold is a sports reporter at the Detroit Free Press. Contact him at epetzold@freepress.com or follow him on Twitter @EvanPetzold. Read more on the Detroit Tigers and sign up for our Tigers newsletter.

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