Drew Madrigal To Join Auburn Baseball Team For 2010 Season
May 19, 2009
AUBURN, Ala. - Drew Madrigal has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Auburn baseball team for the 2010 season, Auburn Head Baseball Coach John Pawlowski announced on Tuesday. Madrigal is a 6-3, 210 lbs. right handed pitcher / outfielder at Mt. San Jacinto Junior College in San Jacinto, Calif., and helped lead MSJC to a Foothill Conference title while earning 2009 conference MVP honors.
"Drew is a special talent that will help our pitching staff immediately," Pawlowski said. "He had a tremendous year against quality competition in the California Junior College ranks. He led the all of California Junior College in strikeouts and helped his team reach the final eight in the playoffs. He proved to be a powerful, durable starting pitcher all season for Mount San Jacinto."
Recognized as a 2009 Junior College All-American, Madrigal, who played for Coach Steve Alonzo at MSJC, went 9-4 on the mound with a 3.39 ERA in 15 starts, striking out a team-best 138 in 106 1/3 innings. Throwing seven complete games, he surrendered just 78 hits and 39 walks on the year and held opponents to a .204 batting average against. At the plate, he hit .404 in 166 at bats, hitting a team-high seven home runs and driving in a team-best 48 runs. He was also named a First Team All-Foothill Conference selection as a freshman and sophomore.
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