|High School:||Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Appeared in 27 games, making one start ... defensive specialist and pinch-runner extraordinaire ... stole two bases on the year ... made a spectacular diving catch to preserve a tied game against UC Riverside on Feb. 19 ... scored a run March 18 against Northwestern ... stole a base and scored a run as a pinch-runner at Loyola Marymount on April 22.
AT PUERTO RICO BASEBALL ACADEMY: A 2005 graduate of the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School in Gurabo, P.R. ... played baseball under head coach Edwin Correa ... was named league's Defensive Player of the Year ... batted .456 as the team finished second at the World Palomino Championships ... team finished the year 25-3.
PERSONAL: Born in Bayamon, P.R. ... son of Juan Parra and Olivia Ortiz ... has three brothers, Juan Antonio, Juan Carlos, and Hector Pellot ... relatives Alex and Joey Cora have gone on to professional careers in Major League Baseball ... goals include becoming a professional baseball player and a successful businessman ... major is finance.
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