Posted July 31, 2013 on california.scout.com
Cal baseball's latest 2014 commit only started watching college baseball when childhood friend Chris Paul debuted for the Golden Bears, and now, two years later, he's set to join Paul and fellow former Long Beach Breaker Robbie McInerny in blue and gold.
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