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12  Jonathan Ratledge
Jonathan Ratledge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
South Meck

Last College:
South Caroliina

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 202

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/L


Powerful and aggressive right-handed hitter ... Transfer from University of South Carolina in 2008 ... Can play either of the corner outfield spots ... 2008: Started 3-of-10 games played all coming in left field ... Batted .143 (2-for-14) with one RBI and three runs scored ... Recorded starts against Monmouth, ODU and Quinnipiac ... Notched first hit for the Pirates in his debut on Feb. 23 against South Carolina ... Also drove in first run as a Pirate in his debut ... Second hit (double) of the season came against Campbell (3/26) ... Scored runs in three consecutive games played (Monmouth, ODU and Quinnipiac) ... Established new career-high in at-bats (4 vs. ODU) ... Lone Conference USA action was as a pinch hitter against Houston (3/22) ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (1.000, 0 HR, 1 RBI), March (.100, 0 HR, 3 RBI), April (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI), May (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) and June (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) ... 2007: Redshirted due to injury ... 2006: Played in 10 games with two starts ... Finished with a .214 batting average, three RBI ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and one RBI and was hit by two pitches in 8-2 win over Yale (3/15) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and one RBI in 15-0 win over Duquesne (2/24) ... High School: Played two seasons at South Mecklenburg High School under coach Hal Bagwell ... Two-time All-Conference and All-Mecklenburg County selection in 2004 and 2005 ... Earned 2004 N.C. All-State honors and named 2004 Conference Player-of-the-Year ... Batted .450 his junior season with 36 RBI and a 9-1 record on the mound with a 1.29 ERA ... Senior season batted .400 ... Played last summer with the On Deck O's and coach Jason Hill ... Also played summer ball previously with the Youth Cup Astros and coach Gary Baldwin ... Personal: Full name is Jonathan Tyler Ratledge ... Born August 9, 1986 ... Son of Greg and Lisa Ratledge.

CAREER HIGHS - at-bats: 4 vs. ODU (3/4/08); runs: 2 vs. Florida (3/26/06); hits: 2 vs. Duquesne (2/24/06); RBI: 1 (three times, last vs. Florida 3/26/06); home runs: none; stolen bases: none.