With their 31st round (921st overall) pick, the San Diego Padres have selected RHP Jake Sims.
Hometown: Guelph, Ont.
Height/Weight: 6’ 2” 205 lbs.
Team: Saint Leo Lions
Coaches: Rick O’Dette.
Scout: John Martin.
Past Teams: Roane State, Ontario Terriers.
Past coaches: Zach Sterner, Scott VandeValk.
2018 season, a junior at Saint Leo’s: Batted .250 with four doubles, four homers and 13 RBIs ... Had .839 OPS in 28 games ... Double and solo homer facing Alabama-Huntsvile ... Four hits against Lee with an RBI in a three-game series facing Lee ... Two homers and six RBIs in one game facing Barry ... Three hits with a homer and three RBIs ... Two doubles in three-game set facing Tampa ... Run-scoring single against Eckerd ... Two hits facing UW-Parkside ... Single facing Palm Beach Atlantic.
2017 season as a sophomore with Roane State: Batted .252 with five doubles, six homers and 30 RBIs (team-high) ... Had an .881 OPS
2016 season as a freshman at Roane State: Top hitter on the team with a .364 average with 55 hits, including nine doubles, a triple, seven homers and 46 RBIs ... Belted seven homers finished the season with a .576 slugging percentage and a 1.025 OPS.