CSUB’s Jacen Roberson drafted by Diamondbacks, two other Kern County natives selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CSU Bakersfield’s Jacen Roberson has been selected in the 16th round of the 2021 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Roberson, a Bakersfield native, and Garces Memorial High School graduate, has been a center fielder for CSUB and has received several honors, including Big West Conference’s Player of the Week earlier this year.

Former Stockdale High student Sean Mullen was also drafted and is heading to the Tampa Bay Rays. Mullen was officially selected as the 11th round pick of the Rays.

Former Frontier High School pitcher Kris Anglin was also selected on Day 3 of the MLB Draft. Anglin, a pitcher at Howard College in Texas, was selected by the Atlanta Braves.

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