Briefly... Melvin Blackmon is in his second season with LMU... a left-handed pitcher who will see time out of the bullpen for the Lions... coaches note he has a plus curve ball...
At LMU... 2006... called upon as a situational pitcher, as one of the two left-handers on the squad... made 15 appearances, but did not factor into any decisions... recorded three strikeouts in his 7.1 innings of work...
High School... graduate of Temecula Valley High School in Temecula, Calif... led his team with a 1.45 ERA through 77.1 innings of work... posted a record of 12-1 with six complete game shutouts and 56 strikeouts... a 39th round draft pick of the San Francisco Giants in the 2005 draft... prep coach was John Paino... also was a three-year letterman in football... was a two-time All-Southwestern League selection as quarterback for the Golden Bears...
Personal... Melvin Earl Blackmon was born May 31, 1987, in San Diego... son of Carolyn and Melvin Blackmon, Sr... has one brother, Malen... also recruited by Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge... a psychology major.
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