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J.T. Watkins

J.T. Watkins 10 C

Greenville Drive

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James T. Watkins
  • Age: 25 (August 30, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 10 (2012, BOS)
  • School: Army
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J.T. Watkins  10 C

J.T. Watkins
  • Full Name: James T. Watkins
  • Born: August 30, 1989
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 10 (2012, BOS)
  • School: Army

Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 10th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of the United States Military Academy at West Point... signed with the Red Sox on June 10, 2012... full name is James Terrell Watkins... born in Wichita Falls, Texas... parents' names are Paula and Danny Watkins... father, Danny, holds scouting position within Boston Red Sox organization and also lettered in baseball at Georgia Tech... majored in Operations Research at West Point... 2LT Watkins was named to 2012 All-Patriot League first team for Army after he batted .316 with five home runs, nine doubles, 31 RBIs, .481 SLG and .390 OBP... two-time All-Patriot League selection for Army... holds USMA Academy career and single-season records for percentage of base runners thrown out... batted .310 during his college career at West Point with 10 home runs, 22 doubles and 104 RBIs... named to the Watch List for the Johnny Bench Award in 2011 and 2012... commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army in May 2012... was first of two Army players selected in 2012, joining 1B/RP Kevin McKague (Braves)... established single season school home runs record as junior (14) at Hillcrest High School, where he helped squad to 6A Alabama state title during junior campaign.