Cy Falls HS grad Chase Lambin picks up key RBI in win over Braves
Cy Falls High School graduate Chase Lambin went 1-for-5, knocking in a key run, as the Rochester Red Wings slipped past the Gwinnett Braves, 7-6, in minor league ball on Tuesday.
Lambin is a 1998 graduate of Cy Falls High School. He played college baseball at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, batting .300 with 13 home runs and 47 RBIs during 2002 for the Ragin' Cajuns. Lambin was selected by the New York Mets in the 34th round (1,017th overall) of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft. He spent five seasons in the Mets' system having his best campaign during 2003 when he batted .289 with 49 RBIs for St. Lucie of the Florida State League (High Single-A). Lambin was named a FSL all-star utility infielder. Lambin signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins prior to the 2008 season and spent 2008 and 2009 playing for the Marlins' farm system advancing as high as Triple-A. He hit .300 with 14 home runs and 54 RBIs for Albuqerque of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League during 2008, and the following season Lambin signed with Chiba Lotte of the Japanese Pacific League. He batted .192 in 58 games and returned stateside in 2010, signing a minor league deal with Washington. He spent 2010at Triple-A Syracuse of the International League hitting .252 in 136 games. Lambin signed with Minnesota prior to the 2011 season. Through 2010, he is a career .272 hitter in 888 games in the minor leagues. Lambin was born July 7, 1979, in Houston.
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