19 | SR | LHP | L/L | 6-0/180
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Joshua Santiago enters his second season as a member of the Jackson State baseball team.
During the 2016 season, Santiago appeared in 21 games for a 1-1 record. He maintained a 3.29 earned run average with 27.1 innings pitched, 32 hits against, 20 runs (10 earned), and 26 strikeouts. Batters who faced him saw a batting average of .281.
Among the JSU pitching staff, Santiago ranked second in ERA, seventh in losses, second in saves, eight in batters struck out, first in appearances, fourth in games finished, first in games in relief, and fourth in batters struck out looking.
In the Southwestern Athletic Conference, Santiago ranked fifth in games in relief.
He joined the Jackson State men’s baseball team after graduating from Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa.
Joshua is the son of Robbin Santiago and Deatric De Jesus and has one sister, Yareliz.