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Luis Roman
#17

Position: C
Date of Birth: 12/19/1994
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 215 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Brooklyn, NY

Biography:

Entering 1st season with Blasters…23rd round draft pick by San Diego Padres in 2017 out of Texas Weleyan University…11 games at catcher in pro career compared to 75 games at other positions…2019 Began season with Single-A Fort Wayne (Padres)…Hit .294 with 2 HR, 5 RBI, 5 runs over 14 games…Released by Padres and signed by Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League)…Hit .265 with 15 RBI, 12 runs and .336 OBP over 32 games…Traded mid-season to Schaumburg Boomers (Frontier)…Finished season hitting .323 with 2 HR, 5 RBI, 7 doubles and 12 runs over 16 games with Boomers…2018 Spent majority of season with AZL Padres 1 and 2…Hit .258 with 3 HR, 19 RBI over 32 combined games…Played in one game, had one plate appearance with Triple-A El Paso at end of season…2017 Hit .190 with 1 HR, 10 RBI over 34 games with AZL Padres 1 and 2…PRIOR Played collegiately at Texas Wesleyan University…Hit .370 with 17 HR, 68 RBI as a senior…17 home runs most in single-season in program’s last 15 years…Said by Head Coach and 10-year MLB veteran LHP Mike Jeffcoat: “arguably one of the best players we have ever had here at Texas Wesleyan,”…Primarily played third base in college…