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Aaron Griffin
Aaron Griffin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

High School:
Grossmont HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R



02/13/2014

SEASON PREVIEW: Under the Lights in 2014

LMU baseball opens its season on Friday under the lights at Page Stadium.

06/07/2013

Rays Select Griffin in 10th Round of MLB Draft

Aaron Griffin was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 10th round on Friday.

05/22/2013

Plaia Named Defensive Player of the Year, Seven Lions Named All-WCC

Senior Colton Plaia was named 2013 WCC Defensive Player of the Year.

05/19/2013

Lions Fall to Santa Clara in Season Finale

LMU dropped the finale of the 2013 season on Sunday.

05/17/2013

Plaia's Two-Homer Day Powers LMU Past Santa Clara, 12-6

Colton Plaia collected his first career multi-homer day on Friday.

03/09/2013

Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 5, #26 Oklahoma State 2

02/11/2013

2013 Baseball Season Preview

2013 Baseball Season Preview with head coach Jason Gill.

11/01/2012

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

10/31/2012

The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.

The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.

10/04/2012

LMULions.com caught up with Head Coach Jason Gill after a practice during fall.

LMULions.com caught up with Head Coach Jason Gill after a practice during fall.

04/26/2013

Baseball vs. Gonzaga (GM1) - 3/30/13

Baseball vs. Gonzaga (GM1) - 3/30/13 Photos by Jeff Golden

05/17/2012

LMU vs. USD - May 12, 2012

LMU vs. USD - May 12, 2012

05/10/2012

LMU Baseball Photos by Julie Megill

Photos by Julie Megill

02/09/2012

2012 LMU Baseball Alumni Game

2012 LMU Baseball Alumni Game

04/06/2011

LMU Baseball vs. UC Irvine - March 19, 2011

LMU Baseball vs. UC Irvine - March 19, 2011 Photos by Scott Cunningham

BRIEFLY
Aaron Griffin is in his fourth season with LMU baseball... honorable mention All-WCC selection in 2011... 32 appearances in 2012 were tied for sixth-most in a single season by a Lion pitcher in program history... earned All-Academic recognition following junior year...

AT LMU
2012... pitched to a 3-5 record and a 3.29 ERA as a junior... appeared in 32 of LMU's 54 games, including two starts... the 32 appearances matched the sixth-most for a season in LMU history, and the most since Chris Gray made 33 appearances in 2001... combined on three shutouts and recorded a save... logged 65.2 innings with 61 strikeouts... went 0-2 with a 3.54 ERA in WCC play... appeared in 16 of LMU's 24 WCC contests... struck out 22 WCC hitters in 28 innings of work... held right-handed hitters to a .248 average... earned the victory over UNLV after throwing three scoreless innings of relief on February 17... took a loss against Cal Poly on February 25 (6.1 IP - 5 ER) and #20 Cal State Fullerton (1.1 IP - 4 R - 1 ER) in back-to-back appearances... collected a victory at Texas on March 11 after tossing two scoreless innings of a 1-0 victory... tossed 3.1 innings with four strikeouts against Indiana on March 16... pitched three scoreless innings in a "staff-day" start at Cal State Northridge on April 3... tossed three scoreless frames at Santa Clara on May 25... averaged 8.36 strikeouts per game and a 3.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio...

2011... garnered honorable mention All-WCC honors... made 19 appearances and nine starts... posted a 7-3 record and a 2.99 ERA with two complete games, one shutout and a save... tossed 72.1 innings and struck out 47 batters... held opponents to a .264 batting average against... posted a 3-2 record and a 3.51 ERA during conference play... tossed a pair of complete games, including a complete-game shutout, in WCC games... named WCC Pitcher of the Week and a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate baseball on May 16... did not allow an earned run in 15.1 innings that week, as he struck out 14 batters over his two starts... began the week by tossing six and a third innings and leaving with a 2-1 lead on May 9 versus Cal State Bakersfield en route to a no decision... allowed an unearned run on three hits and two walks while striking out a career-high eight batters in that game... tossed his second career complete game, and his first career complete-game shutout, on May 14 to finish the week... threw 116 pitches, allowing six hits and one walk while striking out six hitters in that start... recorded his second complete game in as many starts on May 22, tossing 10 innings en route to a 3-2 victory over Portland... struck out five hitters and needed just the 107 pitches to get through the 10 frames... earned the win against UC Riverside on February 18 after tossing an inning of scoreless relief with two strikeouts... also earned the victory in a start at Long Beach State on February 22, pitching 5.2 innings and allowing just one run while striking out six batters... earned the victory after tossing four and a third innings of relief and allowing just one unearned run at Cal Poly on March 13... earned the victory over UC Santa Barbara on March 30 after tossing two and a third innings of relief... earned a victory over Santa Clara on April 10 after tossing five and a third innings and allowing two runs (one earned) with two strikeouts... notched six strikeouts over six and a third innings at San Francisco on May 1... punched-out a career-best eight batters on May 9 versus Cal State Bakersfield...

2010... named WCC Co-Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 29... accumulated a 4-2 record and an 8.73 ERA over a team-high 20 appearances and six starts... tossed 54.2 innings and struck out 37 batters... pitched his first career complete game against Cal State Fullerton on March 23, his second career start... punched-out a season-best five in that game against the Titans... one complete game placed tied for ninth in the WCC... was 1-0 with a 10.93 ERA against conference foes... made six WCC appearances, all in relief... struck out 10 conference hitters in 14 innings of work... recorded victories over Fresno State, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State and San Francisco...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Grossmont High School in El Cajon, Calif... earned three varsity letters for coaches Rob Phillips and Jim Early... served as team captain in his senior year... garnered All-City and All-Area honors after his junior and senior campaigns... named All-League and All-CIF in his final two years of play... was 10-1 with a 1.77 ERA in 79 innings pitched as a junior... punched-out 73 and walked 16 that season... 8-0 with a 2.36 ERA as a senior... tossed 65.1 innings with 75 strikeouts in his final season... batted .347 with five home runs as a senior at the plate... named Division II Pitcher of the Year and League Pitcher of the Year... recruited by San Diego State, San Diego, Pepperdine, UC Irvine and UC Riverside, but chose LMU because of the great academics and athletics... also competed in basketball and football in high school...

PERSONAL
Aaron James Griffin was born June 17, 1991 in San Diego, Calif... son of Kathleen and Timothy Griffin... has one brother, AJ, who pitched at the University of San Diego before currently playing in the Oakland Athletics organization... an electrical engineering major.

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