Dodgers draft college pitcher Mitchell White with 65th overall pick.

The Dodgers drafted Santa Clara University right-hander Mitchell White with the 65th pick in Thursday’s draft, their final pick on day one of the three-day affair.

White, a redshirt sophomore, was reportedly clocked with a mid-90s fastball that improved his draft stock considerably this year. In 15 starts for the Broncos, he was 3-6 with a 3.72 earned-run average, 27 walks and 118 strikeouts in 92 innings.

“Kind of a second-half performer this year,” Dodgers amateur scouting director Billy Gasparino said of White. “He was a little slow coming off Tommy John (surgery) two years ago. He was a reliever (as a freshman). Six-four, projectable body up to 95, plus slider. Arm has recovered from the Tommy John.”

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.