Houston Christian HS grad Ryan Lollis roars for Grizzlies
Houston Christian High School graduate Ryan Lollis helped the Fresno Grizzlies defeat the New Orleans Zephyrs in a Triple-A Pacific Coast League game Aug. 13.
Lollis went 1-for-2, with two walks and a run scored in the Grizzlies' victory. Fresno is the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. On the season for Fresno, Lollis is batting .327 with two home runs and 15 RBIs.
He hit .296 with five HRs, 39 RBI and 49 runs scored for the San Jose Giants of the California League (High-A level) before being promoted July 10.
Lollis was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates out of high school in the 20th round of the 2005 amateur draft but didn't sign, electing to attend the University of Missouri where he hit .309 with nine HRs and 165 RBI in 217 games over four years. Lollis was later selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 37th round (1,107th selection) of the 2009 draft.
Lollis was born Dec. 16, 1986, in Houston.
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