Former Saint Mary’s first baseman Anthony Aliotti agreed to contract terms with the Oakland A’s today, making his signing with the franchise official. The A’s drafted Aliotti in the 15th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. He was the 453rd overall selection in the draft.
Aliotti was named as an All-West Coast Conference honorable mention selection following his final college baseball season. He finished the season with a .460 on-base percentage and a .333 batting average. He also hit six home runs and drove in 39 runs.
During his time at Saint Mary’s, Aliotti also did some pitching, finishing his college baseball career with a 9-8 record and a 5.15 e.r.a.
Aliotti is originally from Pittsburgh and attended De La Salle High School.