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25 Reed Gragnani
Reed  Gragnani


Richmond, Va.

High School:
Mills Godwin

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175




2014 Baseball Season Outlook

Cavaliers open 2014 season Friday (Feb. 14) against Kentucky


Cavaliers Sweep Player Awards on 2013 VaSID All-State Team

Papi named Player of Year, Crockett Pitcher of Year, McCarthy Freshman of Year


Mississippi State Holds Off UVa to Clinch Charlottesville Super Regional

Ninth-inning UVa rally falls short after 18 hour and three minute rain delay


Mississippi State Clips Virginia in Super Regional Opener, 11-6

Bulldogs take 1-0 lead in series and need one victory to advance to Omaha


Two Cavaliers Picked Saturday in MLB Draft

Gragnani and Silverstein selected in third day of draft


Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)


Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

• First-Team All-ACC honoree at second base
• Named to ACC All-Tournament Team
• Selected in 21st round (No. 663 overall) of 2013 MLB Draft by Boston Red Sox
• Started 60 of 62 games at second base (played in 61 games)
• Ranked fourth toughest nationally to strike out - fanned 10 times in 217 at bats (1 K per 21.7 AB)
• Despite typically batting in bottom third of order, he ranked third on team and 18th in ACC with 49 RBI
• Went 3-for-7 in NCAA super regional
• Was 4-for-12 with three walks in ACC tournament
• Was 4-for-11 with four runs in UNC series
• Had team-high nine hits in 14 ABs in Duke series and drove in four in series; had game-tying hit in ninth inning of comeback win
• Was 3-for-11 with four RBI in VT series
• Was UVa's top hitter in Georgia Tech series, going 6-for-8, including HR and three hits in Saturday win
• Was 3-for-11 with four runs, two RBI in Wake series
• Hit tie-breaking two-run HR in eighth inning of UVa's 8-6 win on April 7 at Wake (first career home run)
• Had great Miami series, going 6-for-12 with four runs and nine RBI (most by a UVa player in ACC series this year)
• Was 2-for-8 with .500 OBP in NC State series (2 BB, 2 HBP)
• Went 3-for-10 with two walks in Maryland series

• Started 19 games - 11 in CF, three in LF, two at DH, two at 2B, one in RF
• Hit .362 overall with .421 on base percentage and was one of team's top hitters before going down with injury at end of March
• Played May 19 at Maryland for first time since March 31 because of injury, but that was his lone appearance in final two months
• One of two Cavaliers to have pair of four-hit games
• Hit bases-clearing double to drive in the Cavaliers' final runs in 7-1 win over Monmouth (2/25)
• Went 4-for-4 with run scored in final game against Monmouth (2/26)
• Had pair of RBI singles vs. Marist (3/13), then followed it up with three hits the next day against Marist
• Went 4-for-5 and scored run in Sunday game versus Florida State (3/19); went 5-for-13 in series
• Went 2-for-4 in Friday start against NC State (3/30)
• Returned to lineup at Maryland (5/19) and went 1-for-2 with single in first AB

• Started 41 games, primarily in the outfield (51 total appearances)
• Began season with appearances as pinch hitter and designated hitter
• Drew walk with two outs in bottom of the ninth inning to load bases against UC Irvine in game three of NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional (UVa won in next at bat)
• Earned walk and scored run in NCAA Charlottesville Regional win over St. John's (6/4)
• Went 2-for-6 (.333) in two starts at ACC Tournament
• Had a strong April, batting .333 during the month
• Recorded hit and two RBI in win over Radford (4/19)
• Had two hits in win over Coastal Carolina (4/13)
• Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Radford (4/5)
• Was 1-for-6 with three RBI in Boston College series (4/30-5/1)
• Went 4-for-6, scoring four runs in the series sweep of Duke (4/15, 17)
• Went 5-for-11 with an RBI and two runs scored at Georgia Tech (4/8-10)
• Tallied two hits with five RBI and five runs scored in the Virginia Tech series (4/1-3)
• Went 1-for-7 with a walk and a run scored in two starts against Maryland (3/25-26)
• Knocked in three runs in the Florida State series, going 3-for-11 (3/18-20)
• Went 1-for-4 with a double and drove in two runs in game two against Clemson (3/12)

• Played in 28 games, including 12 starts
• Went 12-for-32 in nine starts at DH
• Also made three starts at first base
• Had hits in eight of his last 11 games (12-for-31)
• Went 1-for-3 in NCAA tournament, with single vs. Oklahoma in Super Regional (6/14)
• Went 6-for-10 with six RBI the week of April 19
• Had three hits, three RBI in win over George Mason (4/21); also made first career start at first base
• Doubled, scored twice at Florida State (3/14)
• Notched go-ahead single in seventh inning in win at William and Mary (3/10)
• Posted go-ahead two-run single in sixth inning of win over Wright State (3/7); went 2-for-4 with three RBI
• Also had two hits vs. Dartmouth (3/6) and Wright State (3/7)

• Selected by Red Sox in 27th round of 2009 MLB Draft
• Earned Rawlings/Louisville Slugger All-America honors in 2009
• Named All-State in 2009
• Two-time District Player of the Year and All-Metro selection
• Hit .422 with six home runs and 25 RBI as senior
• Alternate on Team USA 18 and Under squad
• Named best hitter prospect in Cal Ripken Sr. League in 2008 (one of two high school players to play in league) - hit .324 that summer
• 55th-best player in country according to
• Played for head coach John Marano

• Full name is Reed Andrew Gragnani
• Parents are Rob and Karen Gragnani
• Has a brother, Robbie, and a sister, Kimberly; Robbie played baseball at VCU from 2000-04
• Enjoys working out, watching TV, fishing and ping pong



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