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June 24, 2011

White Sox sign Fresno Pacific senior 2B Andrew Douglas

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 24, 2011 9:12 pm
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FPU:

Fresno Pacific infielder Andrew Douglas, having just completed a highly-decorated four-year career with the Sunbirds, was helping his parents redo the roof of their house on Tuesday. While ripping off shingles and contemplating what was next for the All-Academic Psychology grad, his phone rang.

On the other end? A scout from the Chicago White Sox telling Douglas to keep his phone on him for the next couple hours.

“I thought it would be a good idea to get off the roof at this point, just so nothing bad would happen because I might have a new employer,” said Douglas.

45 minutes later he received another call, this time telling him that he was now a member of the Chicago White Sox organization. Douglas agreed to a minor league contract with the team, and will be assigned to Chicago’s Rookie-Advanced affiliate, the Great Falls Voyagers, in Montana. …

Douglas, 6’0” 210lbs, wasn’t drafted and was signed as a free-agent.

Here are his stats:

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2011 .331 46-45 166 42 55 14 3 3 34 84 .506 20 9 38 0 .422 4 0 20-21 68 124 9 .955
2010 .352 47-47 176 51 62 20 3 7 47 109 .619 18 4 35 2 .412 6 2 7-9 75 137 12 .946
2009 .181 40-24 72 19 13 3 0 1 7 19 .264 16 8 25 1 .385 0 2 4-5 53 87 7 .952
2008 .281 40-17 57 27 16 2 0 1 12 21 .368 6 6 15 0 .400 1 2 5-9 23 46 10 .873
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