Red Raiders Baseball Announces 1998 Signees|
July 21, 1998
LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech baseball program has announced the signings of three new players to National-Letters-of Intent head coach Larry Hays announced late Tuesday afternoon. The three athletes- shortstop Alan Marshall (Sebastopol, Calif./Santa Rosa J.C.) and righthanded pitchers Ryan Steadham (Hobbs, N.M./New Mexico J.C.) and Kevin Tracy (Lake Oswego, Ore./Santa Rosa J.C., Calif.) are all junior college transfers.
Texas Tech also lost freshman pitcher Cliff Bartosh who signed a MLB contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The Red Raiders have lost four players- Bartosh, Michael Gargano, Cedric Hebert and Jack Wilson- to Major League Baseball contracts. The three new signees brings the total to 22 1998 Texas Tech baseball players signed including 18 junior college transfers. Eighteen of the 22 signees will attend Texas Tech in the fall.
Three New 1998 Texas Tech Baseball Signees (released July 21, 1998)
Name Pos. *Exp. Hometown Last School Alan Marshall SS JR-TR Sebastopol, Calif. Santa Rosa J.C., Calif. Ryan Steadham RHP JR-TR Hobbs, N.M. New Mexico J.C. Kevin Tracy RHP JR-TR Lake Oswego, Oregon Santa Rosa J.C., Calif.
1998 Texas Tech Baseball Signees(official list as of July 21, 1998)
Name Pos. *Exp. Hometown Last School xCliff Bartosh LHP FR-HS Duncanville, Texas Duncanville, H.S. Daniel Cole RHP FR-HS Lubbock, Texas Monterey H.S. Marco Cunningham OF JR-TR Silt, Colo. Trinidad J.C. Mike Duperron LHP JR-TR Prescott, Ontario, Canada Indian Hills J.C. James Durham INF JR-TR Cougar, Wash. Green River J.C. Indalcio (Lally) Esquivel 3B/1B JR-TR Arlington, Texas Northeast, J.C. Clancy Fossum RHP SO-TR Waco, Texas Texas A&M xMichael Gargano RHP JR-TR Sandy, Utah Dixie J.C. Joey Hart 1B/C JR-TR Round Rock, Texas Grayson J.C./U of Texas xCedric Hebert RHP JR-TR Kaplan, La. Grayson J.C. James Lunsford C JR-TR San Angelo, Texas Grayson J.C. Alan Marshall SS JR-TR Sebastopol, Calif. Santa Rosa J.C., Calif. David O'Keeffe 3B JR-TR San Francisco, Calif. Canada College Brandon Plumblee OF JR-TR Odessa, Texas Howard J.C. Brandon Roberson RHP JR-TR Aledo, Texas Hill J.C. Steve Rowe RHP FR-HS Pasadena, Texas Jesuit H.S. Chris Sampson SS JR-TR Channel View, Texas Lonmorris J.C. Bodie Simpson OF JR-TR Lubbock, Texas/Monterey Vernon J.C. Ryan Steadham RHP JR-TR Hobbs, N.M. New Mexico J.C. Kevin Tracy RHP JR-TR Lake Oswego, Oregon Santa Rosa J.C., Calif. Jon Weber OF JR-TR Lakewood, Calif. Los Angeles Harbor College
xJack Wilson SS JR-TR Thousand Oaks, Calif. Oxnard J.C. *Exp. indicates class level when entering Texas Tech in the fall. xindicates signees who have signed Major League Baseball contracts and will not attend Texas Tech in the fall.