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Rich Poythress

Rich Poythress 28 1B

Mississippi Braves

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Richard Douglas Poythress
  • Age: 27 (August 11, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Augusta, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 235
  • Draft: Round 2 (2009, SEA)
  • School: Georgia
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Rich Poythress Career Stats

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Rich Poythress Awards and Honors

Rich Poythress  28 1B

  • Full Name: Richard Douglas Poythress
  • Born: August 11, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Augusta, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 235
  • Draft: Round 2 (2009, SEA)
  • School: Georgia

Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the second round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. ... Signed by Mariners scout Garrett Ball. ... Graduated from Greenbrier (Ga.) High School in 2006. ... Attended the University of Georgia from 2007-09. ... Named First Team All-Southeastern Conference and to the SEC All-Defensive Team. ... Named Louisville Slugger All-American, NCBWA District IV Player of the Year, All Ping!Baseball Team, NCBWA Second Team All-America, Rivals.com First Team All-America in 2009. ... Was a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy in 2009.