Palomar Comets Baseball
Clovis, CA / Vista, CA
HIGH SCHOOL: Clovis (2003)
PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1985, in Fresno. ...
Son of Ed Pickens and Lisa Pearlstein. ... Has three
brothers (Zach Pickens, Matt Pickens and Ryan
Pearlstein) and three sisters (Afton Ramon, Adison
Pickens and Michelle Pickens). ... Grandfather was an
outfielder in the Philadelphia A's organization in the
late 1940s and early '50s.
2007 SEASON: Was hampered due to an injury to his
throwing arm, appearing most of the time at designated
hitter, but became a frequent starter in left field. ...
Hit .324 for 71
at-bats as one of the Comets' most
dangerous hitters, appearing in 23 games and starting
Batted .289 in Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Drove
in 15 runs in those 23 games. ... Went
2-for-5 with two RBIs in a 7-2 win over Ventura on Feb.
3. ... Went 3-for-6 and drove in three runs as the
Comets outscored Citrus 15-13 on Feb. 10. ... Was
3-for-5 and drove in a run in an 18-3 rout of Los
Angeles Pierce on Feb. 17. ... Doubled in an 8-3
win over Southwestern on March 10. ... Doubled to drive
in a run in a road game against San Diego City College
on March 29, during a six-run ninth-inning rally by the
Comets that fell one run short. ... Went 2-for-4 as the
Comets downed the Knights 9-2 on March 31. ... Homered
in his final at-bat against Golden West on April 3. ...
Came back the next day to slug a three-run homer in his
first at-bat in the first inning, helping lift the
Comets to an 8-3 win victory over Mt. San Jacinto. ... Went
2-for-4 in an 8-4 win over Grossmont on April 19. ...
Went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, two runs scored and
was hit by a pitch as the Comets closed out the season
with an 8-2 win over San Diego City College on May 3.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL /
FOOTBALL: Played baseball for coach James Patrick at
Clovis High School. ... Was team MVP as a senior,
playing for Valley championship teams in 2001, 2002 and
2003 and being named to the the Greater Fresno
All-Star Team. .
(Updated at conclusion of season)