Wright signs deal with Giants

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Indiana State baseball’s Max Wright has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the San Francisco Giants, the club announced Wednesday.

Wright started in all 52 games for the Sycamores at both catcher and as designated hitter in 2021. He led the team with 16 home runs and 41 RBIs while hitting .305 on the season. Wright slugged .611 with 25 extra-base hits while scoring 47 runs. Overall, Wright drew 39 walks and was hit-by-pitch 13 times for a .453 on-base percentage. Wright was also named a First Team All-MVC selection as well as an MVC All-Defensive team member at catcher.

A five-year player for the Sycamores primarily behind the plate, Wright appeared in 172 games, including 161 starts.

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