Outfielder/ Utility Player and Contact Hitter with NCAA College Experience Available for Summer 2021 | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Outfielder/ Utility Player and Contact Hitter with NCAA College Experience Available for Summer 2021

Name: John Bicos

Height: 185cm

Weight: 84kg

DOB: May 16, 1996

Date Available: June 7, 2021

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: Utl, 2B, RF, CF, LF

Positions (alt): Youth Coach, Utl, 3B

College: University of Hilo at Hawaii

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Personal

John offers versatility.  Though he is primarily an outfielder, he can also play first base and second base.  He is more of a line-drive hitter with good backspin and uses the opposite side of the field well.  Defensively, he has very good speed and an above-average arm, with very good ability to track down balls in the outfield.  John describes himself as one who has “good energy and is open to helping teammates,” however necessary.  “I am always in getting extra work before and after practices.”  Since the end of his most recent season, John has been regularly training and working in the batting cage.  He’s also been long-tossing to keep his arm strong.

 

Career Highlights

  • Team Pasadena City College (PCC) win conference title for in 2017 (first time in over 50 years)
  • 2nd Team All-conference for PCC 2017 (2nd on team in extra-base hits and RBI)
  •  .375 on-base percentage over two seasons
  •  81 hits in 82 games
  • Helped Hawaii – Hilo have winning seasons in 2019, 2021 (first time in 25 years)
  • San Diego Summer League in 2019 – batted .325, earned player-of-the-week honors, voted to all-star team

 

Overseas Goals

John’s goals are to continue his baseball career while traveling the world – “I still have more to accomplish on the baseball field and want to reach those goals around the world.”

 

Articles/Recognitions

Bicos Bashes, Alcorn Pitches: Vulcans to Win

Vulcans Clinch, Book SoCal Trip

Vulcans Rally in Time for 8-7 Win

Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxbdGtJFe3M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2IN2Y680gI

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2017-18 Pasadena City College NJCAA - South Coast Conference starting CF, 5th batter, 2nd team all conference
2019 SDL Warriors San Diego Summer League Starting LF, 4th batter, hit .325, player of the week (1), summer league all star
2019-21 University of Hilo at Hawaii NCAA Division II - PacWest Conference starting RF (2019) Starting LF (2020-2021), 5th-6th batter

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2012-19 Coach Summer Baseball Camps Children ages 6-12 worked with outfield, hitting, and baserunning

Stats

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016-18 Pasadena City College 82 297 60 81 17 4 0 37 29 63 10 3 .273 .375 .357
2019-21 University of Hilo at Hawaii 56 155 18 31 11 1 3 17 16 50 2 2 .200 .328 .342
Total 138 452 78 112 28 5 3 54 45 113 12 5 .248 .353 .352

Testimonials

Kallen Miyataki

UH Hilo Head Coach

John has been with UH Hilo for the past three years. He has matured into a responsible, hardworking player with integrity. On the field, offensively, John will give you gap to gap power. He is more of a free swinger who can be an excellent contact hitter if he chooses. He batted in the 5 spot for us and was expected to produce runs, however, a foot injury slowed him down considerably. When he fully recovered John played to his potential. He is of average speed in the outfield and has an average arm. He is a worker and will put in the time. He has a great feel for the game and will be a great addition to any team. As for character, he is a great person, easy to get along with and will adapt to any environment. He will adjust and make the best of things.

Pat McGee

Pasadena CC Head Coach


Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Australia Pro (Australian Baseball League), New Zealand Semi-pro, South Africa Semi-pro, Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Canada semi-pro (Intercounty Baseball League, NBSBL, QSBL, etc.), Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)

 

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom, Host Family

 

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

 

Prior engagements: no prior engagements

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: Bone bruise on right foot, out for 2 weeks (April 2021)

 

Traveling with a companion: No

 

Educational background: Private high school, Junior college 2 years, University of Hawaii at Hilo 3 years