Position
Left-handed Pitcher
Height
6'0
Weight
175 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Miami, Fla.
B/T
L
High School
Florida Christian HS

Departed LSU after the 2014 fall semester … a classic left-hander that really knows how to pitch … has a smooth delivery and uses a fastball, curveball and changeup, all from the same release point.

2014 Season
Redshirted as a true freshman at LSU

PRIOR TO LSU
Rawlings and Under Armour Preseason All-American at Florida Christian High School in Miami … three-time high school varsity MVP … three-time first team all-county selection … 16 wins and four losses in three high school seasons with a 1.40 ERA and over 200 strikeouts …a two-year Honor Roll student in high school.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christian Velazquez-Pelaez … parents are Pedro Pelaez and Jacqueline Velazquez … father is a business executive and mother works in sales … says the “coaches, academics, best fans in college baseball and the best chance for Omaha influenced his decision to attend LSU … majored in sports administration at LSU … born September 27, 1995 in Miami.

 

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