Friday, February 26, 2010

Lancaster JetHawks: Jordan Comadena

Jordan Comadena
How did he get here?: Signed as free agent, February 2009
Stats: 5'10", 210 lbs, Bats/Throws: Right/Right
Age as of April 1, 2010: 24

2009 Overview


Jimmy Wynn discovered Comadena, who had a decent career at Purdue, and played independent ball before being signed by the Astros. 2009 was his first year in affiliated baseball, and he didn't see much playing time.

What happened?

He was behind Castro and Clemens at Lancaster, so understandably he didn't see much time behind the plate or at bat.

What went right?

Comadena didn't show much pop, getting just two doubles in 15 hits, and it's hard to evaluate a guy who got 80 plate appearances.

What went wrong?

Being assigned to Lancaster. Stuck behind the Astros' #1 prospect for part of the season, and then being behind the guy who was busy hitting .800 really hurt him. Statistically, he threw out just two out of 32 baserunners, for a 6% success rate.