|Washington Nationals||1 Year||Hitting / Fielding|
|Oklahoma City, OK USA||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced||Remote Coaching||Baseball|
Colton Pogue became Pittsburg State's seventh baseball player in school history selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. The senior shortstop was selected in the 29th round by the Washington Nationals organization. Pogue wrapped up his senior campaign earning first-team All-MIAA and second-team All-Central Region honors. The Blue Springs, Mo., native batted .400 with 64 runs scored, 19 doubles, 10 home runs and 42 RBIs. He earned honorable mention All-MIAA honors as a junior in 2017, batting .354 with 18 doubles, nine home runs and 48 RBIs. Pogue transferred to Pitt State from NCAA Division I Western Illinois University where he played two seasons (2015-16).
"You’ve gotta perform every single day. You have to be a consistent baseball player. You have to be a consistent defender, a good teammate, and you have to work hard every single day." ----------- Colton Pogue, Washington Nationals
Colton brings his Fielding and Hitting expertise from both Pitt State and the Washington Nationals