Current Roster

Christian DeLeon
#47

Position: P
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 210 lbs
College Experience: University of Nebraska
Bats: R
Throws: R

Biography:

2018
Signed his first professional baseball contract with the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League on March 15
Went 7-5 with one complete game, eight quality starts and a 4.17 ERA in 16 games (14 starts)
Didn’t allow a walk or a run in both of his relief appearances
Recorded his first professional win on 6/13 vs. the Windy City Thunderbolts (5 IP, 0 R/0 ER, 2 H, 2 BB, 4 K)
Won a career-best three straight games between 6/13 and 7/7
Named the Frontier League Pitcher of the Week for the first time in his career for the week ending on 7/22 after tossing seven scoreless innings on 7/19 vs. the now defunct Traverse City Beach Bums

2017
Signed with the Melbourne Aces of Australian Winter Baseball League following his senior year at the University of Nebraska
Recorded a no-decision in his only appearance with Melbourne (2.2 IP, 2 R/2 ER, 4 H, 1 BB, 4 K)

Personal
Played shortstop for the Lamar National Little League out of Richmond, Texas, that reached the Little League World Series in 2004
Pitched at North Central Texas College as a freshman in 2011 before transferring to Blinn College
Pitched at Blinn College as a sophomore in 2012 before transferring to the University of Nebraska in 2013
Pitched at Nebraska as a junior and senior from 2013-14
Led the Nebraska Cornhuskers pitching staff with 14 starts, 92.2 innings pitched, 46 strikeouts and seven wins as a junior in 2013
Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team as a junior in 2013
Named Second Team All-Big Ten as a senior in 2014

Catchers

# Name POS
0 Jackson Smith C
29 Danny De La Calle C

Infielders

# Name POS
2 Marcus Mooney IF
5 Andy DeJesus IF
7 Tom Walraven IF
17 Randy Santiesteban IF
18 Will Savage IF
31 Hayden Schilling IF
34 Alex Crosby IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
1 Nick Herzog OF
4 Daniel Gardner OF
8 Michael Blatchford OF
21 Colin Willis OF
25 Ray Jones OF
41 Mj Rookard OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
4 Nick Floyd P
14 Ryan Thurston P
28 Andrew Cartier P
30 David Griffin P
33 Sandy Lugo P
37 Trevor Lubking P
39 Justin Sinibaldi P
40 Jack Alkire P
41 Nile Ball P
47 Christian DeLeon P
51 Seth Hougesen P
54 Felix Carvallo P

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