On Tuesday evening following the Pearl game against the Menlo Park Legends, Pitcher Chris Garrison received information that anyone whoever picks up a bat or a glove hopes to receive.
He had been selected in the 28th round with the 849th selection of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs.
Garrison a 6'4 Right Handed Pitcher for Western Nevada CC, pitched 5 strong innings for the Pearl in his summer debut last Friday in a 5-1 victory over the Walnut Creek Crawdads.
He has signed a letter of intent to attend and play baseball at the University of Kentucky in the fall.
For, Western Nevada this season he was one of their top pitchers in wins and was named the NJCAA Region XVII First Team and Relief Pitcher of the Year.
Congratulations to Chris from all of us with the Neptune Beach Pearl Organization.