Baseball Tigers Add Another Signee

Auburn picked up its second junior college baseball signee of the spring period.

Niceville, Fla.--Coach John Pawlowski has added a second junior college prospect for the 2009 class with Justin Fradejas signing with the Tigers.

Justin Fradejas, a 6-0, 190 outfielder, hit .323 this past season for Northwest Florida State College. He drove home a team-leading 48 runs and finished the season with eight home runs, 14 doubles and three triples.

As a freshman he hit .348 with seven doubles, one triple and 16 RBI. For his two seasons of juco ball, he stole 38 bases.

Earlier this week the Tigers signed pitcher Drew Madrigal from Mt. San Jacinto Junior College in California.

"Justin is a very athletic player who has excelled in one of the toughest conferences in junior college baseball," Pawlowski says. "He will bring speed and an experienced right-handed bat to our 2010 team."

He was an All-State performer and at Pine Forest High in Pensacola, Fla., where he hit .446 with three homers, four triples, 12 doubles and 20 steals as a senior.

In the early signing period, the Tigers signed another player from Northwest Florida State College, Creede Simpson, who hit a team-leading .363 as a sophomore with five home runs and 40 RBI.

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