Right Handed Pitcher
Raudel Alfonso appeared in seven games as a freshman, throwing 11.0 inning with eight strikeouts and a 5.73 ERA … has a powerful arm and possesses great pitches that he is just starting to use … will compete for a weekday spot in the rotation and innings out of the bullpen … pitched for the Staunton Braves in the Virginia Valley League in the summer of 2005, going 0-1 with a 7.02 ERA … ranked as the 26th-best prospect in the nation by Baseball America coming out of high school … taken in the 50th round by the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 Major League Draft … helped the Florida Bombers advance to the Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, N.M. in the summer of 2004.
Made seven appearances in relief, pitching 11.0 innings, giving up 13 hits, nine runs, seven earned runs with two walks and eight strikeouts … went 0-0 with a 5.73 ERA … did not walk a batter in his last three appearance, a span of 3.1 innings … gave up only two extra-base hits, both home runs … opponents hit .289 against him. Vs. Oral Roberts (4/3): Pitched one inning against the Golden Eagles and gave up a solo home run and had two strikeouts in a 12-8 loss. Vs. Georgia Tech (3/26): Threw 1.1 innings of relief in a 17-7 loss, giving up one unearned run and one hit. At Florida International (3/23): Gave up two hits and one run in one inning of relief in an 11-3 win with one strikeout. Vs. Duke (3/11): Pitched two innings of relief against the Blue Devils, giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits with a walk and two strikeouts in a 14-3 win. Scheduled to start vs. Quinnipiac (3/9) before the game was rained out. Vs. North Carolina St. (3/5): Tied a season high with 2.1 innings pitched and gave up two earned runs on three hits with two strikeouts in an 11-5 loss. Vs. George Washington (2/25): Pitched one inning of perfect relief in a 12-1 series-opening win. At Florida (2/20): Made his first career appearance, pitching 2.1 innings and giving up three hits and two earned runs with a walk and a strikeout.
Missed his senior year of high school career at Hialeah with an arm injury … looks to be fully recovered and ready to make a impact for the Hurricanes … played for head coach Carlos Marti at Hialeah High School … helped Hialeah capture the 2001 and 2002 Florida 6A State Championship … helped lead the Florida Bombers to the 2004 Connie Mack World Series. Senior (2004): Missed his senior season due to an injured arm. Junior (2003): Alfonso went 9-3 for Hialeah in as a junior with a 2.26 ERA. Sophomore (2002): He 2-1 with a 7.77 ERA and four saves as a sophomore … earned the win in the 2002 6A semifinal game against Bloomingdale and a save in a 5-4 win over Miami Southridge in the finals.
Son of Rauldel and Samara Alfonso … one sister, Angi, and one brother, Miguel … enjoys flying planes and has logged 75 hours of flying time … majoring in accounting with a minor in economics.
Alfonso’s Career Statistics
Year W-L ERA Sv G-GS CG SH IP H R ER BB SO HBP WP 2B 3B HR AB Avg PO A E Fld.2005 0-0 5.73 0 7-0 0 0 11.0 13 9 7 2 8 2 0 0 0 2 45 .289 0 1 1 .500Total 0-0 5.73 0 7-0 0 0 11.0 13 9 7 2 8 2 0 0 0 2 45 .289 0 1 1 .500