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  Jeff Pruitt

Jeff Pruitt

Player Profile

RS Junior

Granada Hills, CA

High School:
Alemany HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210






Jeff Pruitt was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft with pick #710 in the 23rd Round ...led the team in stolen bases with twenty-four and triples with four, and drew the second-highest amount of walks this season with twenty-six ...scored one run and picked up a hit vs. Pepperdine (2/12) ... had two hits in three at-bats and stole two bases at Pepperdine (2/22) ... had two RBI's vs. Texas Tech (2/27) ... stole three bases vs. Texas Tech (2/28) ... hit his second triple of the season vs. San Jose State (3/13) ... stole his eight and ninth bases of the season vs. San Jose State (3/14) and BYU (3/17) respectively ... finished 2-for-4 with two stolen bases in game two vs. Columbia (3/21) ... stole four bases throughout the three-game series at Cal Poly (4/3-5) ... stole two bases, scored two runs, and batted 3-for-4 at Cal Poly (4/4) ... stole another two bases at USC (4/7) ... hit a double and his third triple of the season vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/9) ... stole two bases against Cal State Bakersfield (4/14) ... stole another two bases at Long Beach State, the seventh time this season he has stolen multiple bases in one game (4/18) ... hit 2-for-3 at Long Beach State (4/19) ... hit a double and a triple, and scored two runs vs. Pacific (5/15) ... scored another two runs vs. Pacific (5/17) ... stole his twenty-fourth base of the season at UC Davis (5/22).


Pruitt started in 19 of the 32 games he appeared in during the 2008 season ... in 63 at-bats Pruitt collected 16 hits and drove in three runs for the Matadors ... went 1-1 and drove in a run vs. Loyola Marymount (3/22) ... batted 2-3 and scored a run at USC (5/10) and against Portland (5/13).


Pruitt redshirted in 2007.


Pruitt earned seven letters for the Indians, four in baseball, two in basketball, and one in football.


Born January 21, 1988 in Los Angeles ... parents are Jeffrey and Janice Pruitt ... favorites include the Boston Red Sox, New York Mets ace Pedro Martinez, the movie "Rocky IV", and pizza ... likes to watch TV when he has time to relax ... best athlete he has competed against is Bryce Taylor... favorite website is ... major is journalism.