|Hometown:||Elk Grove, Calif.|
|Previous College:||Sac. City Coll.|
Versatile player expected to fill vital role at several positions ... will
see time in the outfield, at first base, designated hitter and catcher ...
enormously talented player is being counted on to step up during senior season
... worked during the Fall to iron out swing mechanics ... coaching staff is
looking for more consistency from Lex ... his improvement could make the Golden
Eagles a better offensive team.
Played for the Peninsula Oilers in the Alaska League ... batted .229 in the
wooden bat league, with one home run and 10 RBI.
2003 Highlights (Junior)
Enjoyed solid debut season for the Golden Eagles despite battling nagging
injuries for much of the season ... named to the 2003 Mid-Con All-Tournament
team after hitting .500 (4-8) with two doubles and three RBI in three games ...
his two-run double broke open semifinal game against Southern Utah ... had an
RBI double in title game ... 6-for-14 with five RBI in Southern Utah series
(5/2-4)... 2-for-4 with an RBI in the opener and 2-for-4 with two RBI in the
second game ... broke out of month-long slump with nine RBI in four games at
Chicago State (4/26-27) ... 3-for-5 with four RBI in series opener ... also
belted a home run -- his first in six weeks -- in 21-2 win over the Cougars ...
2-for-5 with two RBI in ORU's win at No. 7 Miami (4/5) ... 2-for-3 with a pair
of RBI singles and two stolen bases against Missouri Southern (3/19) ... was
3-for-6 with a home run and three RBI at San Diego State (3/6) ... also hit home
runs at UTSA (2/22) and against Georgia (3/2) ... hit in seven straight games to
open the season ... 2-for-4 with an RBI in ORU's 7-6 win over No. 17 Kansas
At Sacramento City College
Helped Sac City to a runner-up finish in the California Community College
State Tournament in 2002 ... batted .305 with six home runs and 41 RBI in 43
games ... belted a pair of home runs during the state tournament ... hit .390
with three home runs as a freshman ... coached by Andy McKay.
2000 graduate of Laguna Creek HS ... batted .513 with nine home runs and 16
stolen bases as a senior at LCHS ... named Delta League player of the year ...
lettered three seasons in football, winning team MVP honors as a sophomore and
senior ... coached in baseball by Mark Nill.
Full name is Joshua Gary Lex ... son of Janet and Gary Lex ... Business
major ... drafted in the 27th round by the Cleveland Indians in 2001 ... born
October 7, 1981.