SEASON: High on Major League clubs'
potential draft lists after coming on
strong during the 2005 season. ... Voted
to the All-Pacific Coast Conference first
team by conference coaches and played a
key role as the Comets became the first
San Diego County team to advance to the
State Championship Game in 31 years. ...
Played a key role in Palomar's Final Four
run in Fresno over Memorial Day weekend,
which ended one win short of a State
title. ... Finished the season with a 5-2
record and a 3.50 earned run average..
... Was 4-1 in conference play with a
2.28 ERA, striking out 43 and walkingn 9
in 51 1/3 innings. ... Surrendered only 2
earned runs in his last 25 innings of the
regular season. ... Started the season
opener vs. Ventura on Feb. 3 and threw 4
shutout innings before tiring and leaving
the game in the fifth. Wound up with a
non-decision in a game the Comets won
5-3. ... Has started 4 games as of March
20. ... Gave up one run on two hits in
five innings vs. Mt. SAC on March 24. ...
Beat San Diego Mesa 9-2 on March 31,
giving up two runs on six hits in a
seven-inning stint, striking out seven
and walking one. Took a four-hit shutout
into the seventh inning. Gave up 1 run on
2 hits in 5 innings April 7 to beat
Impeiral Valley on the road. ... Gave up
2 runs on 6 hits in 6 1/3 innings April
14 vs. Southwestern. Led 3-0 when he came
out of the game, which the Comets
eventually lost in the bottom of the
ninth. ... Pitched 8 shutout innings to
beat San Diego City College 2-0 on April
21, giving up only 5 hits. ... Threw 8
innings of 7-hit ball, sttriking out 9,
vs. host Grossmont on April 30, giving up
2 earned runs but was a hard-luck 3-2
loser in a game that he touched 92 mph
for pro scouts. ... Shut out Imperial
Valley 1-0 with a 4-hitter, 8 sttrikeouts
and 1 walk in the Comets' regular-season
finale on May 5. Won a pitching duel from
the Arabs' J.R. Stevens, who threw a
California Super Regionals Pitched 6 2/3
strong innings to keep the Comets in the
game in a victory over Cuesta on May 21
that staved off elimination in a
tournament they won the following day.
Scattered 4 hits in the 6 2/3 innings,
striking out 7. State
Final Four Beat host Fresno
City College in the winners' bracket
finals, giving up 3 earned runs in 5 1/3
SEASON: Had a 3.00 earned
run average with 9 strikeouts in 6
innings to begin the season but wound up
taking a medical redshirt due to an
injury. ... Pitched 2 innings of shutout,
1-hit relief vs. Cerritos in the Comets'
season opener on Feb. 6. ... Struck out 7
batters in 4 innings in his first start
of the season Feb. 21 vs. Mt. SAC.
out 10 batters in 10 1/3 innings. ...
Appeared in 7 games. ... Recorded the win
in relief March 11 as the Comets defeated
defending Pacific Coast Conference
champion Grossmont 11-10 in 10 innings.
... Pitched a scoreless inning in relief
March 20 in an 18-0 win over Imperial
Valley. ... Pitched a shutout inning,
striking out 2, April 30 in a 20-0
victory over the Arabs.
SCHOOL: Played for coach
Dave Barret at Oceanside High School. ...
Was a second-team All-Valley League
selection as a senior. ... Started the
2002 CIF-San Diego Section Division II
championship game against Eastlake and
pitched shutout ball through five
innings. ... Overcame tendenitus in his
shoulder to go 6-0 as a senior. ... Also
batted .78 with 3 home runs, 12 doubles
and 5 tirples. ... Set a school record by
driving in 8 runs in one game.
Sept. 18, 1984 in West Hills, Calif. ...
Son of Pat and Kathy McNamara. ... Has
two sisters. Michelle (21) and Kallie
(18) ... Grandson of Don Moore, who
played for five seasons in the Cubs and
Yankees organizations, and nephew of Don
Moore, who played six years in the
Cardinals organization. ... Cousin of
Matt Moore, who plays quarterback at
(Note: Updated on June 2,
2005. Player biographies are updated at
least weekly during the season.)