Position: P Date of Birth: 10/09/1994 Height: 6' 3"
College Experience: Occidental College Bats: R Throws: R Resides: Santa Cruz, CA
Riley James grew up in the beautiful coastal city of Santa Cruz, California. He first picked up a baseball when he was five years old in his local tee ball league. Surprisingly, baseball was never an occupation for James, but has always been a sport played for fun. He plans to play four years of college ball at Occidental College and learn to appreciate the nuances of the game as a pitcher.
In the next five years, he sees multiple career paths, the first of which being applying to graduate school to study physics. His other plan is to test the waters in the job market after graduation from college.
With a main pursuit of high education as his goal, baseball is like a hobby to him. Otherwise, he loves painting, scuba diving and working on independent interior design projects. He is a bookworm and enjoys writing, working on his first novel which is a collection of other stories he had written previously. When he’s not playing baseball, he likes to take up calligraphy.