Richard White (Virgin Islands)

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Richard Lamar White

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.

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The youngest baseball player in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, Richard White pitched for the Virgin Islands. In the 11th inning of a game against Guatemala, he teamed with Kenny Jackson (27 years his senior) in blowing a 6-5 lead that was the Islands' best hopes for a victory.

In the 2011 amateur draft, the Seattle Mariners took him in the 23rd round. He made his pro debut with the AZL Mariners on August 6th. In 5 games that year, he posted a 4.09 ERA while striking out 13.