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Chris Arroyo

HEIGHT

6’2″

WEIGHT

225 lbs

POSITION

LHP/OF

B/T

L/L

CLASS

So.

HOMETOWN

Coral Springs, Fla.

SCHOOL

Florida

SUMMER 2023

  • Appeared as both a pitcher and hitter for the Tom Sox, tallying 60 at-bats and five appearances out of the bullpen
  • At the plate, hit .367 with 22 hits, 11 runs, and 16 RBI
  • Ranked second on the team with eight doubles
  • On the mound, had a 7.82 ERA in 12.2 innings with 11 walks and 11 strikeouts
  • Hit .410 over the final 12 days of his season, driving in ten runs and scoring eight
  • Made his debut on the mound against Culpeper, tossing 2.2 scoreless innings (July 2)
  • First hit was a double on July 6
  • Drove in four runs across two games against Staunton (July 17)
  • Hit for the cycle across a doubleheader at Winchester, going 5-6 with a double, triple, home run, and four RBI over the two games (July 23)
  • 3-5 with a double and pair of runs scored at Front Royal (July 28)
  • Doubles in back-to-back wins against Strasburg while walking six times (August 1-2)

*** BIO INFORMATION COURTESY OF FLORIDA ATHLETICS ***

SPRING 2023

  • Pitched in seven games out of the UF bullpen earning a 1-0 record
  • Finished with a 1-0 record, 5.06 ERA and pristine .111 BAA
  • Tallied six strikeouts across 5 1/3 inning pitched
  • Fired two perfect frames with a career-best four strikeouts in the win over Ole Miss on March 26
  • Blanked Bethune-Cookman across one inning on April 4
  • Threw a scoreless inning with one walk vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament on May 27

MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HS

  • Competed as a two-way talent at Marjory Stoneman Douglas under head coach Todd Fitzgerald
  • Batted .328/.433/.581 with eight homers, one triple, five doubles, 35 RBI, 34 runs and 22 stolen bases from 2021-22 as a junior and senior
  • Went 19-1 on the mound with three saves, a 0.99 ERA and 169 strikeouts (14.4 K/9) across 105 2/3 innings from 2021-22
  • Powered Marjory Stoneman Douglas to back-to-back State Championships and a 58-4 record from 2021-22 alongside current Gators teammate Jake Clemente
  • Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 7 OF and No. 25 player in Florida in addition to being the No. 28 OF and No. 121 overall recruit nationally
  • 2021 Perfect Game National Showcase selection
  • Hauled in 16 different PG All-Tournament Team honors from 2018-21
  • Four-time PG Preseason All-Region
  • Also competed for Cannons Baseball Academy

PERSONAL

  • Son of Edwin Arroyo and Sheslin Zayas
  • Has one sister, Adalis, and one brother, Derek Rodriguez
  • Plans to major in business management at the University of Florida

Last updated: September 2023

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Tom Sox Face Turks for 2023 Valley Baseball League Championship

The 1-seed Charlottesville Tom Sox (32-18) will face the 2-seed Harrisonburg Turks (32-16) in a best-of-three series for the Valley Baseball League Championship beginning Thursday. Games one and three (if necessary) will be played at CHO Airport Field at 7 p.m., while game two will take place at Harrisonburg’s Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 7:30 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND! Tom Sox Defeat Express 6-3 to Advance to Valley League Championship

After coming one out away from elimination on Tuesday, the Charlottesville Tom Sox advanced to their second-straight Valley League Championship series with a 6-3 win over the Strasburg Express Wednesday.

DOWN BUT NEVER OUT: Tom Sox Complete Improbable Comeback to Force Game Three

After dropping game one of the Valley League Semifinals, the Charlottesville Tom Sox traveled to First Bank Park to face the Strasburg Express with the season on the line. In a back-and-forth affair, Charlottesville stormed back from a 9-4 deficit in the eighth inning with a slew of clutch home runs to preserve the season. 

Tom Sox’s Comeback Effort Falls Short in Game One Loss

After an eighth-inning comeback on Sunday night against Front Royal, the Charlottesville Tom Sox couldn’t capture the same late-inning magic on Monday, falling 8-6 to the Strasburg Express in the first game of a best-of-three series.