Mike Papi
Mike Papi


Tunkhannock, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210




No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

Cavaliers rack up 14 hits while UVa limits potent W&M offense to just four hits


No. 2 Virginia Tops No. 14 Clemson 1-0 to Earn Series Win

Cavaliers have not lost a weekend series this year


No. 2 Virginia Defeats James Madison, 9-3

McCarthy records four hits and four RBI, while pitchers twirl four-hitter


No. 1 Virginia Blanks Pitt 3-0 to Clinch Series Win

Waddell tosses career-high innings as Cavaliers give up just two runs in series


No. 2 Virginia Sweeps Virginia Tech With 7-4 Sunday Win

Cavaliers have won six straight games, now 10-2 in ACC play


Baseball vs. Clemson (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Clemson (by Matt Riley)


Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14


Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

• Named First-Team All-American by ABCA and Baseball America
• Earned ABCA First-Team All-Atlantic Region honors
• Named to All-ACC First Team
• Earned invitation to try out for 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team following season
• Named 2013 VaSID State Player of Year
• Named ACC Player of Week last two weeks of regular season
• Played in 55 games while making 47 starts
• Was ACC's 2013 batting champion with a .381 average - UVa's first ACC batting champ since Glenn Harris in 1981; also led league with .412 average in ACC games
• Also led league in on-base percentage (.517) and was second in slugging (.619)
• Finished second nationally in OBP, 27th in batting and 31st in slugging
• Ranked sixth in ACC with 45 walks and ninth with 57 runs
• Started team's last 38 games; did not begin season as starter but worked way into lineup during Clemson series in early March
• Reached base safely in 47 of his 55 games
• Tied for second on team with seven home runs; four were game-tying or go-ahead blasts, including two grand slams
• Drew 45 walks, sixth most in single-season UVa history
• Hit leadoff HR in game 1 of NCAA super regional against Mississippi State (6/8)
• Went 4-for-13 in NCAA regional
• Went 5-for-13 with four runs, four RBI in UNC series
• Named ACC Co-Player of Week after going 6-for-11 with eight RBI in Duke series
• Reached base safely in all six plate appearances at VCU (4/30), going 3-for-3 with three walks
• Was 4-for-12 with three runs in Virginia Tech series
• Was 2-for-9 with pair of RBI in Florida State series
• Cranked game-tying grand slam in seventh inning vs. Old Dominion; drove in career-high five runs in game (4/17)
• Was 4-for-10 with six walks, seven RBI in Wake series
• Hit two-out grand slam on 0-2 pitch in ninth inning of to rally UVa for 7-6 win at Wake Forest (4/6)
• Had career-best 10-game hit streak snapped April 2 at Liberty (20-for-32 during streak)
• Was 6-for-10 with six runs, three doubles in Miami series; had four hits in series opener
• Hit game-tying pinch-hit single in ninth inning against Clemson, then cranked go-ahead solo HR in 11th (3/15)
• Was 5-for-7 in Clemson series
• Hit three-run homer and drove in four runs in win over Harvard (3/2)

• Appeared in 35 games, including 28 starts (27 in RF, one at DH)
• Finished fifth on team with eight doubles
• Posted nine-game hit streak from March 3-17
• Did not play after April 21 because of injury
• Recorded hit and two runs in first career start and appearance against Boston College (2/17)
• Had pair of hits and reached base four times in win over Coastal Carolina (2/18)
• Hit two-run walk-off single in 11th inning to beat William and Mary (2/22)
• Stole first two bases in win over Monmouth (2/24)
• Went 4-for-8 with two doubles, four RBI during Wright State/Seton Hall weekend (3/3-4)
• Was 3-for-5 with two runs, two RBI in win at JMU (3/6)
• Went 4-for-13 (.308) in Virginia Tech series
• Was 3-for-3 with two runs in win over VMI (3/21)
• Had pinch-hit single and scored run vs. NC State (3/31)
• Hit first career home run off right-field foul pole against Richmond and also scored twice (4/17)

• Selected by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 30th round of 2011 MLB Draft
• Named 2011 Rawlings Second Team All-American
• Regional Baseball Player of the Year for Wyoming Valley Conference in 2011
• Named to 2011 Pennsylvania All-State Team by ESPN Rise Magazine
• Ranked 84th-best high school prospect by Baseball America
• Ranked 104th-best high school prospect by Perfect Game
• Named Wyoming Conference Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011
• Hit .531 with six home runs, 24 RBI, .708 on base percentage in senior season
• Pitched a no-hitter in 2011 state semi-finals
• Played baseball for Coach Gary Custer at TAHS
• Selected for the New York Yankees Scout Team
• Played in the East Coast Pro Showcase and Area Code Games
• Varsity baseball captain in 2011 and varsity basketball captain in 2010 and 2011
• First-Team All Wyoming Valley Conference in basketball; holds conference records in free throw percentage (93 percent) and three pointers (50 in 2010, 53 in 2011)
• Member of National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America
• Volunteered with Special Olympics

• Parents are Joe and Laurie Papi
• Has two brothers, Jeff and Mark
• Brother, Jeff, played baseball at Mansfield University
• Father played baseball at East Stroudsburg University
• Collects baseballs
• Enjoys golfing and hanging out with friends