Cal's Blake Read Performing Well in San Diego Prospects League

July 22, 2003

La Jolla, CA - University of California right-hander Blake Read has been excelling in the San Diego Prospects League this summer, playing for the La Jolla Aces. Read has been selected to be the starting pitcher for the North team at the San Diego Prospects League All-Star Game, Sunday, July 27 at Poway High School in San Diego.

Read, who hails from Encinitas, Calif. and will be a senior for the Bears next spring, finished the league's regular season 6-0 with a 1.33 ERA in 47.3 innings pitched for the Aces. In his last 29.0 innings he has recorded three complete games, while only giving up two runs with two walks and 18 strikeouts. The La Jolla Aces are currently 11-16-1 overall, but are battling for a spot in the league playoffs with a 8-4-1 second half record.

Read has made 40 career appearances at Cal, recording a 2-2 record with a 6.03 ERA and has 30 strikeouts in 56.7 innings.

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