Junior Brian Anderson Selected 15th Overall In MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 3, 2003

TUCSON, Ariz.- Junior outfielder Brian Anderson was selected by the Chicago White Sox with the 15th overall pick on Tuesday in the June Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Anderson, a three-year starter for the Wildcats, posted his best season with Arizona in the recently completed 2003 season. The right-hander batted .366 with career highs in hits (85), runs (58), RBIs (61), home runs (14), doubles (12), triples (9) and stolen bases (17). He was named All-Pac-10 upon conclusion of the 2003 regular season and garnered second team All-America honors from USA Today/Sports Weekly.

Listed by Baseball America as the top pro prospect in the state of Arizona and the No. 27 prospect overall, Anderson is a career .342 batter with 135 runs scored, 25 doubles, 14 triples, 23 home runs and 130 RBIs.

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Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT2001....  .370   48-47    181   40   67    9    6    4   38   18   25    8-142002....  .275   40-40    160   37   44    4    0    5   30   25   31    6-102003....  .366   57-56    232   58   85   12    8   14   62   24   42   17-21TOTAL...  .342  145-143   573  135  196   25   14   23  130   67   98   31-45

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO2001.... 2.61 1-1 7 0 0 0/0 3 10.1 5 4 3 8 112002.... 7.94 0-2 10 0 0 0/1 4 11.1 15 12 10 10 20TOTAL... 5.40 1-3 17 0 0 0/1 7 21.2 20 16 13 18 31



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