23  Keaton Aldridge
Keaton Aldridge

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Mich.

High School:
Glennwood HS (Ala.)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 179

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
L/R


04/13/2014

@MemphisBaseball Bats Fall Silent in Loss to UCF

Barrow extends season-long hit streak to nine games

04/12/2014

@MemphisBaseball Hits Three Home Runs But Edged By UCF 9-8

Jake Little blasts two home runs in loss

04/09/2014

@MemphisBaseball Falls in Babe Howard Classic 5-3

Tigers drop third straight with loss to Austin Peay

04/05/2014

Beeler Backs Reed's Strong Outing in @MemphisBaseball Win at Louisville

Memphis defeats fourth top-15 opponent of the season

04/02/2014

Free Bases Help @MemphisBaseball Past Middle Tennessee, 8-4

Kane Barrow and Nate Rupiper lead Tigers with two hits apiece

K. Aldridge

2013 - Summer (Brewster Whitecaps)
Played in 22 games for the Brewster Whitecaps with fellow Tiger teammates Tucker Tubbs and Dylan Toscano in the Cape Cod League ... Totaled nine hits, four RBI and two runs for a .161 average.

2013 - Sophomore
Started 36 games behind the plate for the Tigers and eight games as a designated hitter ... Hit .239 on the season with 39 hits, 22 RBI and 14 runs scored ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in Memphis' 4-3 win over No. 8 Ole Miss (2/26) ... Finished 3-for-5, including his first career home run, with two runs scored and an RBI against Buffalo (3/9) ... Had a career-high three RBI after a three-run blast against Marshall (5/4) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored, RBI, walk and stolen base in the series opener against Buffalo (3/8).

2012 - Summer (La Crosse Loggers)
Played in 16 games and posted a .375 average with four doubles, five RBI and seven runs scored ... La Crosse went on to win the Northwoods League title.

2012 - Freshman
Made 40 starts behind the plate and played in 44 total games ... Hit .231 with nine RBI and 15 runs scored ... Threw out 17-for-59 base stealers (29 percent) ... Second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored at UL Monroe (3/6) ... Threw out three base stealers, including two at third base, against Austin Peay (3/13) ... Posted back-to-back two hit games against Tulane (3/31, 4/1) ... Was 1-for-2 with RBI and run scored at Tennessee (4/4) ... Went 2-for-3 with run scored in series finale against East Carolina (4/15) ... Notched first career double in 2-for-3 effort against UAB (5/4) ... Went 1-for-2 with RBI double in win at Missouri (5/13) ... Earned C-USA All-Tournament Team honors with two RBI in the four games, highlighted by a 2-for-2 performance against Rice (5/24).

Prep
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 40th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, but elected to pursue college baseball ... Lettered two seasons behind the plate for head coach Tim Fanning at Glennwood, and two seasons for skipper Dan Drapal at Seaholm High in Birmingham, Mich. ... Shined in his senior season, hitting .552 with 16 doubles, two home runs, 57 RBI and 27 walks ... Threw out 22 of 23 base stealers ... Had a standout junior season at GHS, leading the Gators to a 38-6 finish and the 2010 AISA Class AAA State title ... Hit .496 with 63 hits, 57 RBI, 29 runs, 14 doubles and six homers en route to earning 2010 Alabama Sports Writers All-State honors ... An AISA All-Star Game selection, also garnered All-Region and All-Bi-City accolades in 2010 ... The left-handed hitting catcher earned an invite to the Under Armour-Baseball Factory National Tryout Event, where he was tabbed a top prospect.

Personal
Son of Kirk and Janet Aldridge ... His father, Kirk, was a member of the U.S. National Hockey team...His uncle, Keith played one season (1999-2000) with the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League ... Majors in International Business.

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