Malik Barrington Signs MLB Contract with the Minnesota Twins
Albany State University baseball's Malik Barrington has signed a contract to play with the Minnesota Twins yesterday.
"We are so excited for Malik and what he has accomplished. This is a huge day for not only him, but our ASU baseball program. Malik is the perfect example for our future rams to follow. He came to us in the fall of 2018 and has worked extremely hard on his development every day for the last three years and has achieved his goal of becoming a professional pitcher. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for Malik's professional career" said ASU Head Baseball Coach Scot Hemmings.
Malik, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, has received numerous Southern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference honors and awards. Barrington has played the last years as a Golden Rams. Over his collegiate playing career Malik has played a total of 27 games, has only allowed 116 hits, 72 runs and has struck out 168 in 612 batters faced. He has pitched a total of 141.2 innings. Barrington left Albany State University and went to the USPBL where he had a 3.33 ERA 27.1 innings pitched, 11 walks, 30 strikeouts, and opponents hit .236 against him.
Albany State University Department of Athletics would like to congratulate Malik on his major accomplishment and wish him greatly success as he starts his playing career with the Minnesota Twins.