outfielder/first baseman Scott
Robinson signed a bonus contract
with the Houston Astros on Sunday, May 25.
Robinson was selected by the Astros in the
seventh round of the June 2002 draft and the
Astros had until one week prior to the 2003 draft
to sign him before his name went back in the
Sources said Robinson
received a $250,000 signing bonus, virtually
doubling the amount he was offered a year earlier
by playing one season for the Comets.
addition, Palomar second baseman Joe Ramos was selected to
the Community College All-America first team and
to the California Community College Baseball
Coaches Association All-State first team. Ramos
signed with Chico State.
Robinson and pitcher Jon Fleming, who signed with
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, made the All-State
second team and the All-Southern California first
|Former Palomar outfielder
Jesse Schmidt, who set a Sacramento State record
this past season by hitting in 24 consecutive
games, was drafted by the San Francisco Giants on
Tuesday, June 3, in the 10th round.
junior, was the second outfielder selected by the
Giants. He's expected to sign.
Costa High School graduate hit .389 for Sac State
during the recent season with 81 hits, 53 runs
scored, nine doubles, 16 home runs, 55 RBIs and
16 steals. He set a Sac State record with 12
outfield assists, had a .993 fielding percentage
with only one error as the Hornets' right fielder
and was selected as Louisville Slugger National
Player of the Week April 21 by the Collegiate
helped lead Sacramento State to a 33-24 record.
Matt Chico, who red-shirted at Palomar, was
selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the third