Rey Pastrana

#1 REY PASTRANA – C
Height: 6-1 Weight: 200
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Havana, Cuba
Resides: Miami, Florida
High School: Southwest Miami (Miami, Florida)
College: Marshall University (Huntington, West Virginia – “Thundering Herd”)
Draft: n/a
Born: 3/23/97 Opening Night Age: 22
Classification: ROOKIE

Career Highlights: First season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…signed by the Goldeyes on 7/30/19…played four seasons of college baseball at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia…hit a combined.285 for the Thundering Herd from 2016-19 with 29 home runs and 116 RBI in 183 games played…batted .271 with eight home runs and 31 RBI in 57 games as a senior in 2019…did not allow a passed ball and threw out 41 percent (24-for-59) of opposing base stealers during senior season…earned Conference USA All-Conference honours as a junior in 2018, hitting .355 with 13 home runs and 50 RBI in 49 games…threw out 46 percent (17-for-37) of opposing base stealers in 2018 while committing just two passed balls…named Johnny Bench Award Finalist in 2018…threw out 35 percent (15-for-43) of base stealers during sophomore season in 2017…majored in International Business…played at Southwest Miami High School in Miami, Florida

Rick Forney on Rey Pastrana: He had some workouts with some MLB teams, but nothing materialized there. We worked him out in St. Paul and liked him.  He has a quick release and is an accurate thrower.