Orangeburg, NY--Dominican College baseball player, Tommy Mejia, has signed as a free agent with the Chicago Cubs, as was announced this past Saturday.
Mejia, a right-handed pitcher from Brooklyn, NY, finished this season with a 4-3 record.
led the team with 71.0 innings pitched and was third with a 3.04 ERA.
finished third in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
(CACC) in opposing batting average (.201) and strikeouts (75).
career at Dominican spanned the 2005 through 2008 seasons.
compiled a 14-13 record and four saves in 48 total appearances.
threw seven complete games out of 30 games started for a total of 220.2 innings pitched at DC.
recorded 179 strikeouts and finished his
career with a .252 opponent batting average and a 4.36 ERA.
"It's very exciting to see Tommy getting a shot at pro ball" said Head Coach Rick Giannetti.
will report to the Mesa Cubs, the rookie team in Chicago's Minor League Organization
, which plays in the Arizona League
becomes the 26th player from the Dominican College
baseball program to sign a professional contract.