Nov. 17, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou baseball program and Head Coach Tim Jamieson have signed 10 prospects to National Letters of Intent this fall as all 10 student-athletes will join the Tiger baseball family for the 2012-13 season, which will be the program's inaugural year as members of the Southeastern Conference, one of the premier baseball leagues in the nation. Here's a brief look at the newest Tigers.
Paxton DeLaGarza - 6'1 175, INF, Lubbock, TX, Coronado High School
Coached by Gary Hix ... Played summer baseball for the Dallas Patriots ... As a junior: .418 BA, 18 2Bs, 12 HRs, 62 RBI, .495 OBP ... 2011 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Third Team All-State ... 2011 All-South Plains Team ... 2011 Texas Sports Writers All-State Honorable Mention.
Peter Fairbanks - 6'6 205, RHP, St. Louis, MO, Webster Groves High School
Coached by Steve Mazzola ... Played summer baseball for the St. Louis Gamers ... As a junior: 2-1, 2.26 ERA, 21.2 IP, 27 Ks, 11 BB, opponent .217 BA.
Griffin Goodrich - 6'4 190, RHP, Kirkwood, MO, Kirkwood High School
Coached by Ken Shaw ... As a junior: 6-3, 2.10 ERA, 50 IP, 69 Ks, 22 BB, opponent .185 BA ... Played summer baseball for the Rawlings Prospects out of St. Louis ... 2011 Suburban South All-Conference First Team as a pitcher and outfielder.
Gerrion Grim - 6'1 185, RHP, O'Fallon, MO, Fort Zumwalt South High School
Coached by Keith Deshurley ... Played summer baseball for the Missouri Elite ... As a junior 6-5: 1 save, 2.13 ERA, 65.2 IP, 72 Ks, 33 BB, opponent .245 BA ... As a sophomore, 5-1 record, 1 save, 1.91 ERA, 40.3 IP, 45 Ks, 27 BB, opponent .188 BA.
Dane Gronewald - 6'6 215, LHP, Winfield, MO, Jefferson College
Coached by Sam Carol, attended Winfield High School and was coached by Trent Crenshaw.... As a freshman at Jefferson College: 6-2, 2.79 ERA, 63 Ks, 15 BB, 68.3 IP ... Helped Jefferson College to the 2011 Junior College World Series ... As a senior year at Winfield High School: 10-2, 1.46 ERA, 94 Ks, 18 BB, 67.1 IP ... 2011 MLB Draft - 43rd Round with the Braves.
Hunter Haynes - 6'0 165, LHP, Mexico, MO, Mexico High School
Coached by Keith Louder ... As a junior: 5-0, 0.89 ERA, 78 Ks, 47 IP ... 2011 All Area Baseball Team ... Played summer baseball for Team Mizuno out of St. Louis.
Bralin Jackson - 6'1 185, OF, Raytown, MO, Raytown South High School
Coached by Steve Peck ... Played summer baseball for the Diamond Masterz ... White Sox Area Code Team.
Ryan Phillips - 5'11 185, RHP/INF, Columbia, MO, Rock Bridge High School
Coached by Justin Towe ... As a junior: .473, 2 HRs, 22 RBIs, 32 Rs, .537 OBP ... School record 43 hits in a season ... On the mound: 7-0, 1.23 ERA, 52 Ks, 40 IP ... Already holds the school record for wins with 21
Alec Rash - 6'5 190, RHP, Adel, IA, ADM High School
Coached by Mitch Krumwiede ... Attended Pelham High School in Alabama his junior year, coached by Jeff Mauldin ... 2010 Iowa HS All-State Team Class 3A First Team.
Sean Ullrich - 6'3 180, OF, Ballwin, MO, Marquette High School
Coached by John Meyer, played summer baseball for the Rawlings Prospects out of St. Louis ... As a junior: .351 BA, 6 2B's, 3 3B's, 18 RBI's, 21 R's, 12 SB's, .419 OBP... As a sophomore, .286, 3 2B's, 13 RBI's, 12 R's, .389 OBP, 2011 2nd All Suburban West Conference, 1st Team All-District.
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