Joe Perricone
Joe Perricone

Mount Prospect, Ill.

High School:
John Hersey HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180



40th Round, 29th pick (1,230th overall pick) by Tamp Bay Rays in the 2011 Major League Draft.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named Perfect Game/Rawlings first team All-Central Region ... Perfect Game rated him the 12th-best prospect in Illinois and the 109th-best pitcher in the nation ... Won three games and struck out 61 in 46 innings ... Earned second team All-State as an outfielder ... Named All-Northwest Region by the Daily Herald ... Honorable mention all-area by the Sun Times as a pitcher ... Tabbed All-Mid Suburban League ... Batted .390 with nine home runs, seven doubles, 24 walks and 31 RBI ... Tied for having the top velocity at the Chicago Area Code games ... Struck out 43 batters in 40.2 innings as a junior with a 3.70 ERA ... Also batted .347 with six home runs ... For his summer team, went 8-2 with a save, striking out 63 in 36 innings with a 1.83 ERA

Personal: Born Sept. 25, 1992 in Park Ridge, Ill. ... Son of Mike and Dorothea Perricone.