Jorge Reyes (baseball)

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Jorge Reyes
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1987-12-07) December 7, 1987 (age 26)
Warden, Washington
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Jorge Luis Reyes (born December 7, 1987 in Rio Grande City, Texas) is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres organization. He was the Most Outstanding Player in the 2007 College World Series for the Oregon State Beavers.

High school[edit]

Although born in Texas, Reyes calls Warden, Washington home and played high school baseball there. He graduated from Warden High School in 2006.

Reyes lettered 4 years for coach Dan Caballero. As a senior he was named all-state first team, all-area first team, all-league first team, posted a 6-1 record, 0.32 ERA in 43.2 innings and had 78 strikeouts. As a junior he was named all-state first team, all-area first team, all-league first team with a 9-0 record, 0.40 ERA in 51 innings with 101 strikeouts. Reyes also played American football and basketball.

College[edit]

Reyes was named a second team freshman All-American by Baseball America at the end of the 2007 season.[1] He was also declared the 2007 College World Series Most Outstanding Player, only the 5th freshman in the history of the College World Series to be named as such.

Reyes posted a record of 7-3 during the 2007 season, including 2 games (2 victories) during the College World Series; the first one, a victory against Cal State Fullerton and the second one, a victory in the first game of the Championship Finals against the University of North Carolina. His ERA for the season was 3.10.

Professional career[edit]

Reyes was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 17th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.

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