Aragon Inks Deal With Angels
Story courtesy of Pacer Athletics
Aiken, SC (06/14/2018) — Former University of South Carolina Aiken baseball standout Christian Aragon has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels.
"I am so proud of Christian for all his hard work and dedication to Pacer Baseball," head coach Kenny Thomas said.
"I'll never forget the last game he pitched for us against Columbus State in the PBC Tournament. He competed like I've only seen a few times in a must-win game. Christian deserves this opportunity."
Aragon, a 6-2 left-handed pitcher from Atlanta, Ga., was a second-team all-region selection in 2018. He picked up all-conference and all-tournament team accolades as well. During his senior campaign, Aragon played in 17 games, earning 15 starts. He worked 81 innings, holding opponents to a .228 batting average. Aragon struck out 90 batters and wrapped up his senior season with a 9-1 record. He garnered PBC and NCBWA Pitcher of the Week honors. In two seasons with the Pacers after transferring from Andrew College, Aragon completed his career with a 13-4 record. He appeared in 40 games, earning 23 starts. He tallied 141 strikeouts while limiting the opposition to a .268 batting average.