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11 Richard Prigatano
Richard  Prigatano

Los Gatos, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220




Dirtbags Take Down Alumni With Offensive Explosion

Brock Lundquist hit a pair of home runs for the Dirtbags in the annual Pro Alumni vs. Dirtbags scrimmage.


Frye Signs With The Angels

Dirbag All-American pitcher Josh Frye signed a free agent contract with the Angels organization.


Three More Dirtbags Drafted On Day Three Of MLB Draft

Prigatano, Hill and Sabo were all taken in day three, running the Dirtbag total of drafted players to four.


Dirtbags Win Epic With North Carolina, Lose In Regional Final To End Season

Ino Patron finished with six hits in four games to lead the Dirtbags.


McNeil, Four Other Dirtbags Garner All-Big West Recognition

Junior Jeff McNeil earns first team honors.

Long Beach State(2014): Drafted in the 11th round by the Colorado Rockies as the 323rd overall pick ... All-Big West First Team selection ... Big West Field Player of Week selection for the week of Apr. 1-6 ... Played and started in 58 games, mainly as the Dirtbags right fielder and cleanup hitter ... led the team and ranked third in the Big West with 47 runs batted in, which also more than doubled his career total ... had a team-leading 10 games with multiple RBI, including three 3-RBI games and a pair of 4-RBI games ... ranked second in the conference and led the Dirtbags with 21 stolen bases on 23 attempts, which ranks as the ninth-highest total in Dirtbag history ... hit .300 on the year with seven doubles, four triples and a homer ... picked up his first two RBI without the benefit of a hit on Opening Night against Vanderbilt (2/14) ... went on a five-game hitting streak Feb. 15-22, capped by back-to-back two-hit games against Arizona St. (2/21) and Wright State (2/22) ... had a big day against Utah Valley with a 3-for-5 night, driving in four runs and scoring twice while hitting a pair of triples (3/9) ... had another 3-for-5 game on Sunday against UVU with an RBI and a run scored ... sparked a season-high 12-game hitting streak from Mar. 9-30 ... had seven consecutive games with one hit ... hit his only homer of the season - a solo shot to left center - in a Dirtbag upset of Indiana (3/14) ... had a pair of hits and drove in the Dirtbags only run in a narrow loss at UCLA (3/25) ... drove in four RBI, scored four times and swiped four bases in a big day at CSUN (3/28) ... drove in another run and hit another triple at CSUN (3/29) ... singled against CSUN on Sunday to cap his hitting streak ... drove in three runs on Saturday and Sunday against UCLA on April 5-6 and went 6-for-12 in the series ... had another 3-for-4 day at the plate on Friday at UC Davis (4/11) and stole two bases ... drove in a run in all three games at UC Davis ... drove in another two runs against Cal Poly (4/26) without recording a hit to help the Dirtbags to an upset win ... tripled, scored and drove in a key run at Hawaii (5/9) ... had two more hits on Saturday at Hawaii with another RBI and run scored (5/10) ... had at least one RBI in seven consecutive games from May 16-30 as the Dirtbags made a postseason push and advanced into the NCAA Regionals ... had two hits and three RBI with in a big day UC Riverside (5/17) ... drove in two runs on Friday and another two on Saturday, including the tying and go-ahead run on Saturday (5/24) to complete the sweep of UCI ... was 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in the Dirtbags win over North Carolina in the NCAA Regional ... doubled, drove in a run and scored in the regional championship game.

(2013):Hit .302 while playing in 44 games before missing the end of the season due to injury ...ranked third on the team in batting average and second with a .362 on-base percentage ... earned All-Big West Second Team honors in the outfield ... started every game in right field before his injury ... tallied 23 RBIs and scored 22 times ...ranked third on the team with 11 doubles ... was 7-for-9 in stolen base attempts ... began the season going 2-for-4 at Vanderbilt (2/15) with a run, an RBI and a double ... had a base-clearing double in the finale at Vanderbilt (3/17) for three RBIs to go along with a run scored ... had a perfect 3-for-3 day with a double and two RBIs in the finale against Valparaiso (2/24) ... went 3-for-4 against Seattle (3/2) and drove in a run ... had two hits against UCLA (3/5), including his only homer of the year - a solo shot ... smashed a double at Arizona State (3/9) and again at Loyola Marymount (3/12) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Wichita State (3/17) ...went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored at San Diego State (3/19) ... had four consecutive multiple hit games from Mar. 24-30 ... went 3-for-4 in the finale at Cal State Fullerton (3/24) ... had two hits, including a double, and scored a run in the Cal State Northridge opener (3/28) ... went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in the middle game (3/29) ... had two more hits with a double and two more RBIs in the CSUN finale (3/30) ... scored two runs and drove in another at Pacifc (4/6) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Pacific finale (4/7) ... had a season-best 4-for-5 performance against UC Davis (4/12) with two RBIs and two runs scored ... hit a triple in the UC Davis finale (4/14) and scored a run ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI at UC Santa Barbara (4/21) ... scored a run in five consecutive games from Apr. 23-30.

Long Beach State (2012):Played in 47 games, starting 44 as a true freshman ... Made 28 starts in right field, his most frequent position, and 8 in left and DH ... Started season in 1-for-19 slump but recovered to hit .278 on the season ... Hit team's first sacrifice fly against California, along with a single (2/24) ... Started first of two five-game hitting streaks at UCLA (2/28) ... Had first multi-hit day with a double and a single at Oregon (3/4) ... Made two hits in the next game too in 2-for-3 day against San Diego State (3/6) ... Went 3-for-5 with a stolen base in series finale at Cal State Fullerton (3/18) ... Had two hits in all three games at Wichita State ... Started the series with a 2-for-5 day (3/23) ... Continued with a double in a 2-for-4 day with two RBI (3/24) ... Finished the weekend with a 2-for-3 performance on Sunday (3/25) ... Started an eight-game on-base streak with a single at Cal Poly (3/31) ... Set a career high with six at-bats, making two hits against UCSB (4/14) ... Ended the series with Gauchos with five hits ... Went 4-for-5 at Cal State Northridge, tying the team mark for hits in a single game in 2012 (4/28) ... Scored twice in the last game of that series, with a single and a walk (4/29) ... Homered at UC Davis, scoring two runs and driving in two runs in a 4-1 win (5/13).

High School:Drafted in the 16th round by the Toronto Blue Jays out of St. Francis High School but elected to come to Long Beach State ... A Baseball America Top 200 draft prospect going into the 2011 MLB Draft ... A breakout star in his senior season at St. Francis ... A first-team All-WCAL league pick, as well as a second-team all-state selection ... Named to the second-team Rawlings Gold Glove team, awarded nationally ... Hit .494 with eight doubles, four triples and six home runs as a senior ... Stole 10 bases and also drove in 28 RBI.

Personal:Born in Los Gatos ... Parents are Wayne and Debbie Prigatano ... Also recruited by Fresno State, Cal Poly and San Diego State ... Majoring in business.

2014 Highs:
At-Bats - 5, three times
Runs - 4, at CSUN (3/28)
Hits - 3, several times
Home Runs - 1, vs. Indiana (3/14)
RBI - 4, twice
Stolen Bases - 4, at CSUN (3/28)

Career Highs:
At-Bats - 6, vs. UC Santa Barbara (4/14/12)
Runs - 4, at CSUN (3/28/14)
Hits - 4, twice
Home Runs - 1, several times
RBI - 4, twice
Stolen Bases - 4, at CSUN (3/28/14)

Career Statistics
2012 47-44 .278 158 11 44 5 0 1 14 .329 9 45 .335 3-6
2013 44-43 .302 159 22 48 11 2 1 23 .415 13 33 .362 7-9
2014 58-58 .300 203 34 61 7 4 1 47 .389 36 37 .419 21-23
Totals 149-145 .294 520 67 153 23 6 3 84 .379 58 115 .378 31-38

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