Bobby LaFromboise

Bobby LaFromboise

Player Profile

Downey, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Rio Hondo CC





Senior ('08):Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the eighth round of the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft...named to the Mountain West Conference second team...tied for the most wins with a 6-3 record...started 12 games with 13 overall appearances...team-high 63 strikeouts in 81.1 innings pitched, posting a 3.98 ERA...tossed two complete games: a two-run, three-hitter over San Diego State on April 4 and a one-run, three-hitter over Air Force on April 11...racked up 17 strikeouts over the two complete games, including a season-high 10 Ks over Air Force...tossed 8.1 innings in the MWC Tournament over Utah on May 21, allowing two runs, one earned, to advance the Lobos in the tournament...earned MWC Pitcher of the Week honors on April 7...selected for the Roger Clemens Award Watch List...named to the MWC Preseason Team, Baseball America Preseason Team and Baseball America's Fab 50 Seniors list.

Junior ('07): Named to the All-MWC first team and All-MWC Tournament team ... drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 433rd pick in the 14th round ... in the MWC, ranked second in strikeouts looking (34), fourth in ERA (3.35), opposing batting average (.251) and strikeouts (74), fifth in wins (7), fewest hits allowed (82), fewest runs allowed (41) and fewest earned runs allowed (33) and sixth in innings pitched (88.2)... named MWC Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 19 and March 26 ... earned the save in the season opener at Texas Tech (2/6), throwing 1 inning...struck out seven in 6.0 innings at Arizona (2/9) ... allowed just three hits and one run with three walks and nine strikeouts in 8.0 innings vs. No. 7 Nebraska (2/16), earning his first win ... threw a complete-game shutout vs. Texas State (2/23), striking out six and walking none, a first for UNM since Danny Ray Herrera walked none March 11, 2006 vs. Oregon State ... struck out 9 in 7 innings vs. St. Louis (3/2) ... threw 7.0 innings for the win vs. Rhode Island (3/9), flushing six ... struck out six without surrendering a walk vs. Utah (3/23), earning his fourth win and MWC Pitcher of the Week honors ... the only pitcher in the MWC to earn the honor twice this season ... earned his fifth win (3/30), handing head coach Rich Alday his 500th at UNM ... allowed just two earned runs on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 8 innings vs. SDSU (3/30) ... returned to the mound 4/29 vs. Hawaii-Hilo out of the bullpen after missing three starts, throwing an inning ... back in the starting rotation against BYU (5/4), going 5.2 innings for six hits, three runs, three walks and six strikeouts ... earned the win against UNLV (5/11), striking out five in 6.0 innings ... opened the MWC Tournament for UNM with a six-hit, complete-game, shutout over San Diego State (5/23).

Rio Hondo CC ('05-'06): Named the state's Co-Pitcher of the Year in 2006 ... went 12-3 with 112 strikeouts, leading his team to a 33-10 record as a senior ... guided team to a Foothill Conference championship his freshman year, going 8-3 with 87 strikeouts ... named to the junior college preseason all-america team in 2006 ... 695th draft pick in the 2005 MLB draft, going in the 24th round to the Chicago White Sox.

High School: Lettered at Warren High School in Downey, Calif. ... named the San Gabriel Valley League MVP twice ... first-team all-CIF honoree ... took his team to the playoffs in 2002, `03 and `04.

Personal: Born June 25, 1986 in Downey, Calif. to Joseph and Denise LaFromboise ... has a sister, Nicole ... likes to play golf ... favorite food is chicken and dumplings ... lists former first baseman J.T. Snow as his favorite athlete ... says his greatest thrill while playing in sports has been the playoff atmosphere ... Accounting major.