Martin Viramontes

Martin  Viramontes

RS Senior

Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Bullard HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225





LMU Baseball vs. UC Irvine - March 19, 2011

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


LMU Baseball vs. Pepperdine - May 16, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. Pepperdine - May 16, 2010


LMU Baseball vs. Saint Mary's - May 2, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. Saint Mary's - May 2, 2010


LMU Baseball vs. San Francisco - April 25, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. San Francisco - April 25, 2010


LMU Baseball vs. Albany - March 26, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. Albany - March 26, 2010 Photos by Mark Mauno

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Martin Viramontes is in his fourth season with LMU baseball, holding junior athletic status after utilizing a medical redshirt in 2009... declined a professional contract after being selected by the New York Yankees in the 27th round of the 2010 MLB Draft...

2010... appeared in 15 games, starting 14, as a redshirt sophomore... posted a 4-7 record with a 7.53 ERA over 71.2 innings... struck out 59 batters... strikeouts placed second on the team in that category... tossed a complete-game shutout in a victory over Saint Mary's on May 2... carried a no-hitter through two out and two strikes in the ninth inning in that game, striking out a season-best nine along the way... named WCC Pitcher of the Week on May 3 and's West Region Pitcher of the Week on May 4... also named to College Baseball Foundation's National All-Star Lineup on May 5 for his effort against the Gaels... his one shutout placed third in the WCC, while the complete game ranked tied for ninth... in WCC games alone, posted a 2-3 record and a 9.32 ERA... tossed 37.2 innings against WCC foes while striking out 26... recorded victories over Fresno State, Albany, Saint Mary's and Santa Clara...

2009... was expected to be LMU's Friday starter before suffering an injury early in the season... utilized medical redshirt... prior to the injury, appeared in and started three games... posted a 7.11 ERA and did not factor in a decision... pitched only 6.1 innings and struck out four... made the start in LMU's season-opener on February 20 versus Utah before pitching only an inning as a starter and exiting due to injury in back-to-back games against Long Beach State and Holy Cross on February 25 and 28...

2008... made 10 starts for the Lions as a freshman... finished the year with a 3-6 record and a 6.26 ERA... posted a team-high tying 55 strikeouts in 54.2 innings of work... notched a season-high 13 strikeouts in his collegiate debut against UC Santa Barbara on March 1... posted 10 punch outs en route to his first collegiate victory on March 8 versus San Diego State... dealt five or more innings in eight of his 10 starts on the year, including six or more in six of those eight... pitched a season-high 7.1 innings and allowed just one run on three hits against Portland on March 29... recorded victories over San Diego State, California on March 15 and Santa Clara on May 2... named to Baseball America's "Top Newcomers" list for the West Coast Conference... named to Cape Cod League All-Star Team en route to finishing the summer with a 2-2 record and a 3.75 ERA... pitched 36 innings and struck out 23 hitters...

A 2007 graduate of Bullard High School in Fresno, Calif... earned varsity letters in his sophomore, junior and senior years for coach Chad Thornhill... garnered All-League honors in his junior and senior years while earning All-State and All-CIF recognition after his senior campaign... a member of the Brewers Area Code squad... was named to the Principal's Honor Roll and a Scholar-Athlete...

Martin Viramontes was born July 12, 1989 in Santa Barbara, Calif... son of Theresa and Martin Viramontes... has two sisters, Brittney and Vanessa... a business major.



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