Monday, February 20, 2012

"two of the top pitchers in the nation"

Life couldn't be better for Lucas Giolito (above) and Max Fried (below), the right-handed and left-handed standout pitchers for Studio City Harvard-Westlake.

They recently signed letters of intent with UCLA and took a moment to celebrate.

"UCLA is my dream school," Giolito said. "When I walked on campus, it clicked."

Said Fried: "Just knowing I have a place going to college and get a great degree and have fun playing baseball under one of the best coaches in America ... "

Yes, UCLA Coach John Savage will be excited knowing that two of the top pitchers in the nation have signed to become Bruins, but the big question is: Will they show up for classes next year?

Giolito is considered a candidate to be the No. 1 draft pick in the nation in June. Fried is a possible first-round draft choice.

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