A left-handed strike thrower who is a great competitor ... Can throw three pitches for strikes, and has great long-term potential ... Will be expected to provide quality innings either on the weekdays or on the weekends ... Will be trusted immediately and has good enough stuff to win from the get-go.
High School: Lettered all four seasons for Coach Bill Tompkins at Walpole High School, totaling a 25-2 record, 17 saves, 327 strikeouts and an 0.89 ERA ... Holds school records for most career wins, strikeouts and saves ... Went 10-1 as a senior, and was named the Bay State League MVP, the Daily Transcript Player of the Year, a Mass all-star, and an All-Scholastic honoree by both The Boston Globe and The Boston Herald ... Also as a senior, set a school record by fanning 22 batters in one game, and once carried a 59-innning scoreless streak ... Batted .343 while playing first base ... Was a Bay State League all-star as a junior, going 5-1 and hitting .310 ... His team won the 2005 Eastern Massachusetts championship when he was a sophomore, and he went 5-0 with nine saves, a 1.03 ERA and a .372 batting average ... Also lettered for three seasons as a tight end/defensive end in football, earning a Bay State League all-star nod in 2006.
Personal: Sean Bartley McDermott ... Born 5/2/89 in Boston, MA ... Son of Joe and Anne McDermott ... Enrolled in university studies.