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June 8, 2011

Sunderland Drafted By Mariners

Alex Sunderland was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 38th round of the Major League Baseball draft on Wednesday.  The 6-3 right-handed pitcher was the 1143rd player selected in the annual MLB first-year player draft.

Sunderland finished his CMS career with a 20-7 record and a 3.94 ERA.  In 233 innings pitched over 52 appearances he struck out 172 and walked 85.  He was selected to the ABCA/Rawlings West Region Gold Glove Team in 2011 after recording a fielding percentage of 1.000 (2 putouts and 25 assists with 0 errors).  In 2010, he was selected First Team All-SCIAC and Third Team ABCA/Rawlings All-West after he went 9-1 with a 3.90 ERA.