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Josh Advocate
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Josh  Advocate

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mohave Valley, Ariz.

High School:
River Valley HS

Last College:
Cochise CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/14/2017

Six More Dirtbags Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

Long Beach State added six players to its MLB Draft haul on Wednesday, bringing the 2017 total up to eight players.

05/31/2017

Dirtbags Boast Record 12 All-Big West Honorees

LBSU led the Big West with 11 players and head coach Troy Buckley earning All-Conference recognition or awards.

03/26/2017

Dirtbags Walk Off With Sweep of No. 5 Cal State Fullerton

LBSU earned its first sweep of Cal State Fullerton since 2002 with a 1-0 win on Sunday afternoon.

03/24/2017

Three-Run Eighth Sparks Dirtbags Win Over Fullerton

LBSU put up a pair of three-run innings to pull out a 6-4 comeback win over the Titans on Friday night.

03/03/2017

Dirtbags Earn Exciting Comeback Win at No. 7 North Carolina

LBSU handed North Carolina its second straight loss thanks to a three-run ninth inning.

Long Beach State (2016): Made 16 appearances out of the Dirtbags bullpen, compiling a 3-0 record with a 1.29 ERA in 21.0 innings pitched ... led the team by holding opponents to a .174 batting average ... missed six weeks of the season after suffering an injury during the UC Riverside series (Apr. 22) ... struck out a career-high five batters in 2.1 innings against UC Santa Barbara (Apr. 2) ... did not allow a run in his first five appearances of the season, working 7.1 scoreless innings ... allowed just 12 hits on the season and only two went for extra bases ... worked a scoreless 13th inning to pick up the win in LBSU's 1-0 victory over Nebraska on Mar. 5 ... also picked up a win in extra-innings relief at Cal State Fullerton (Mar. 24), striking out the final batter in the 11th inning of a 5-4 Dirtbags victory ... won his second game of the Fullerton series two days later (Mar. 26) as he pitched a pair of scoreless innings to qualify as the pitcher of record ... made a brief appearance in the NCAA Regional, pitching 0.1 innings against Miami (FL) on June 4.

(2015): Utilized redshirt year due to injury.

Cochise CC: Played one season at Cochise College, helping the team to a second consecutive appearance at the NJCAA World Series ... went 6-3 on the mound with a pair of saves and a 3.60 ERA ... struck out 70 over 70.2 innings pitched. Also played one season at Arizona Christian, going 1-0 in five appearances on the mound.

River Valley High School: A First Team Small School All-American at River Valley High School as a two-way player ... he was also the state MVP for Division III ... led
his team to a state championship as a senior in 2012 ... went 9-0 on the mound as a senior with a 0.89 ERA over 47 innings pitches ... tallied 63 strikeouts while walking only 18 ... also hit .527 with 49 RBI as a senior ... was a star on the football team as well, earning a spot on the All-State first team as a free safety.

Personal: The son of Wayne and Michelle ... graduated in the top 10 percent of his high school class and was a member of the National Honor Society ... enjoys fishing and hunting.

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