Will battle for time at catcher with primary starter Ryan Baldwin, back-up Josh Heinrich and freshman Nick DiPaolo... Very good receiver... Needs to improve foot speed and consistency... Competitor, who doesn't give up at the plate.
during fall drills
Saw action in three games with two starts at catcher for the victorious White Sox during the Fall Ball World Series... Posted a .500 batting average with a RBI and a run scored... Had one error behind the plate with 10 putouts.
as a sophomore (2002)
Opted to be redshirted prior to his sophomore season.
at salem international (2001)
A one-year starter and letterman as a catcher at Salem International University in Salem, W.Va. ... Helped Salem to a 14-28-1 overall record and 9-13 mark in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) in 2001... Ranked in the Top 30 in the WVIAC in batting average (.362)... Posted 45 RBIs and six home runs to go with .362 average... Turned in seven RBIs in one game during the season... Coached by Brad Warnament.
at notre dame high school
A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Notre Dame High School in Toronto, Ontario... A four-year starter as a catcher... Named as one of the top area prospects by the Toronto Star... Selected to the first-team All-Province and All-Region team... Honored as a Provincial and Regional All-Star... Posted a .410 batting average with seven home runs his senior season... Led team in batting average, home runs, RBIs and slugging percentage as a junior and senior... Lettered two years in hockey... Coached by Patrick Mayne.
(Full name: Brendan John Sullivan) was born Jan. 20, 1982, in Burlington, Ontario ... He is the son of John and Linda Sullivan... The youngest of two children, Brendan has a sister, Deena (32)... Is planning a major in social science.