20 | SR | RHP | R/R | 6-1/160
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Jonathan Aponte enters his second season as a member of the Jackson State baseball team.
During the 2016 season, Aponte made 19 appearances with one start. He pitched 31.2 innings with 44 hits against, 44 runs (34 earned), and 32 strikeout for a 7.39 ERA and a 1-1 record.
He ranked second on the team in losses, second in saves, sixth in batters struck out, third in appearances, eighth in games started, second in games finished, second in games in relief, eight in batters struck out looking, and first in runners picked off.
Aponte attended Ellsworth Community College and was a member of the baseball team.
High School: Aponte attended Ines Maria Mendoza High School in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. He was a member of the baseball team in which he received several honors. These honors include Excellence Tournament and Baseball prospects All-Star Game (sophomore-senior year). During his senior year, Aponte pitched 34 innings for a 4-2 record. He maintained an ERA of 1.60 with 39 strikeouts.