Mike Papi
Mike Papi


Tunkhannock, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210




No. 1 Virginia Bashes Richmond, 13-0

Cavaliers rip four home runs while limiting UR to two hits


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


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