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Utility Player with Experience in the Pacific Association Looking to Jumpstart Overseas Career

Name: Austin Fraker

Height: 185.5cm

Weight: 91kg

DOB: December 30, 1992

Date Available: November 1, 2019

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: 3B, SS

Positions (alt): 1B, 2B, RP, CF

College: Irvine Valley College

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Personal

Austin is a true utility player having played nearly every position in the field over the course of his professional career. Austin describes himself as hard working and diligent, having recieved training from multiple affiliated organizations. After attending Irvine Valley College in 2013, Austin played in the Texas Winter League, an instructional showcase for Independent Leagues. From there he earned a contract with Edinburg of United League Baseball where he played a number of positions and pitched. He had a short stint with Fort Worth the following year. After a brief hiatus, he returned to Independent baseball with Pittsburgh of the Pacific Association in 2017 and 2018. Throughout his tenure, he has played under and with big name players like Jose Canseco, Ozzie Canseco, Aaron Miles, Hal Linear and Julio Franco. He has an excellent field presence that makes his teammates better, and shows that he has fun playing baseball.

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2013 Brownsville Stars Texas Winter League Utility, pitched and played the field
2013 Edinburg United League Baseball Utility, pitched and played the field
2014 Fort Worth United League Baseball Utility, pitched and played the field
2017 Pittsburgh Pacific Association Utility, pitched and played the field
2018 Pittsburgh Pacific Association Utility, pitched and played the field

Stats

Pro Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Edinburg 32 67 9 13 2 0 0 7 6 23 1 2 .194 .270 .224
2017 Pittsburgh Worth 19 58 8 14 5 0 1 10 5 21 1 1 .241 .313 .379
2018 Pittsburg 20 68 12 17 2 1 0 10 8 16 2 0 .250 .325 .309

Pro Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2013 Edinburg 7.06 5 0 29.1 29 16 24 6 27 23 1 2 0 1.807
2014 Fort Worth 1.80 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.40

Video Highlights

Testimonials

David Keith

West Coast Area Scout for the Yankee organization

Tyler Krobetzky

Baseball Jobs Overseas member and veteran import

Strong, physical player with power at the plate and experience defensively at multiple positions. Would be a great addition to any team both on and off the field.

Ozzie Canseco

Coach with Edinburg of the UNLB

Additional Info

Abilities summary: Athletic, quick, strong, good range, Great Arm.

Overseas goals: Extend my career a little longer before hanging them up, Use overseas as a stepping stone into professional ball in the U.S., Experience new cultures and meet new people, Stay active during the offseason in a winter league

Playing Preferences Europe (Summer), Canada (Summer), Asia (Summer), Australia (Winter), New Zealand (Winter), Latin America (Winter), South Africa (Winter)

Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with teammates in a shared bedroom, Living with a host family

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

Prior engagements: No

Recent injuries/illnesses: No

Traveling with a companion: No