Pro Baseball: Brian David Friday, Indianapolis Indians
Brian David Friday went 0 for 4 in the Indianapolis Indians's 6-3 loss at the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday. Friday graduated from Bellaire Episcopal High School.
A 2004 graduate of Bellaire Episcopal High School, Friday accepted a baseball scholarship at Rice University. He played three seasons (2005 to 2007) for the Owls ending his college career with a .327 batting average, 55 doubles, 40 stolen bases and 98 RBIs. As a sophomore, 2006, Friday was named a first-team college all-American at shortstop and a Conference USA all-star infielder after hitting .353 with 95 hits, 66 runs scored, 57 RBIs and nine home runs for the Owls. He was again selected a C-USA all-star infielder after his junior campaign, 2007, when Friday hit .336 with 29 doubles, three home runs and 30 RBIs. Friday was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third round (98th overall) of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. He quickly advanced through the Pirates' system making it to Triple-A Indianapolis of the International League early in the 2010 season, his second full year of professional baseball. Entering 2011, Friday was a career .272 minor league hitter with 73 doubles, 14 triples, 14 home runs, 189 runs scored and 123 RBIs in 345 games. He was born Dec. 16, 1985 in Houston.
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