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Michael Silva
Michael  Silva

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
West Ranch HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
RHP



04/26/2016

Arriaga Tosses Gem, Lions Top Roadrunners

Junior left-hander Brenton Arriaga dealt 8.1 innings to record the victory.

04/03/2016

Lions Take Series at San Diego

LMU defeated San Diego, 8-5, to earn a series victory on the road.

03/29/2016

Redman Guides Lions to 8-0 Shutout at USC

Blake Redman tossed 8.0 shutout innings in an 8-0 shutout victory at USC.

03/25/2016

Crooked Numbers Guide Lions to Victory

LMU plated four runs in the second and sixth to even the series with BYU.

03/20/2016

Lions Shut Out Pilots, Earn Series Win

LMU shut out Portland, 3-0, on Sunday to earn a series victory.

02/18/2016

2016 LMU Baseball Season Preview

LMU will begin the 2016 season at #11 TCU on Friday night.

02/13/2014

2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.

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

04/17/2016

BASE | LMU vs PEP - April 17, 2016

LMU Baseball vs Pepperdine, Page Stadium, April 17, 2016

02/23/2016

BASE | LMU vs. USC

Home opener of 2016 season at Page Stadium

05/23/2015

2015 WCC Baseball Championship - Championship Game

2015 WCC Baseball Championship - Championship Game vs. Pepperdine

03/25/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Hawaii

Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium

03/10/2015

LMU Baseball vs Saint Joseph's | February 21, 2015

LMU Baseball vs Saint Joseph's | February 21, 2015

Photos by Glenn Marzano

BRIEFLY
Michael Silva is in his fourth season with LMU baseball... selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 25th round of the 2015 MLB Draft, but elected to return to LMU for his senior season…

AT LMU
2015… drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 25th round of the 2015 MLB Draft, but elected to return to LMU for his senior season… used primarily as the setup man at the back of the bullpen, registered a 2.77 ERA and a 3-2 record while making 31 appearances… appearances mark tied for 10th-most in LMU history for a single season… combined on a pair of shutouts while tossing 39 total innings… averaged better than a strikeout an inning, collecting 40, while allowing just 25 hits… 40 strikeouts were tops amongst LMU relievers… limited opponents to a .187 average against… made 16 appearances in WCC play, totaling 18.2 innings with 18 strikeouts… allowed just a .145 average against with runners on base… picked up the victory in relief on 2/21 vs. Saint Joseph’s in game one of a doubleheader, tossing 3.0 scoreless innings and striking out four… pitched a combined 2.1 scoreless innings of relief against Nebraska... struck out four over 2.1 innings of relief at #20 Arkansas on 3/6... combined to throw 4.0 shutout innings over two appearances against Gonzaga, preserving a pair of Lion victories... threw 2.0 scoreless frames to protect a 5-4 victory over UC Riverside on 4/7…

2014... made 11 appearances and tossed eight innings for LMU as a sophomore... struck out five batters... tossed a perfect inning of relief against Long Beach State on 3/18 to help preserve a 4-3 victory... struck out a pair of hitters against Saint Mary's on 4/12...

2013... appeared in 10 games for the Lions, pitching to a 5.73 ERA and a 0-2 record... tossed 11 innings, striking out eight hitters... made two appearances in WCC play... opponents hit just .174 in 23 at bats against Silva with runners aboard... allowed just a .176 mark with runners in scoring position... first career appearance came on 2/17 vs. Utah... struck out two hitters in 0.2 IP at USC on 2/20... tossed 1.1 IP with two strikeouts against #21 UC Irvine on 2/26... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against Hawai'i on 3/2... tossed a scoreless frame against UC Riverside on 4/9...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of West Ranch High School in Valencia, Calif... a three-year varsity letterwinner under coaches Casey and Brady Burrill... helped team to League Championship in 2012... was named to All-Academic team... played in Southwest Futures All-Star game and other local All-Star games... member of Junior Olympic team that won the West Championships... received Honor Athletic award all four years...

PERSONAL
Michael Anthony Silva was born on November 22, 1994 in Valencia, Calif... son of Miguel and Stephanie Silva... has two brothers, Brandon and Kyle... chose LMU because of the great baseball coaching staff, strong academics, and great location... chose LMU over Oregon, San Diego, and UCSD... a health and human science major.

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