MLB Draft: 29th Round in 2018 (Pittsburgh Pirates)
A speedy, left-handed outfielder that can cover a lot of ground and make a big impact as an offensive player … has tremendous speed and instincts in the outfield and will make his mark defensively by making highlight- reel catches … should develop into a table-setter type offensive player with some power.
Prior to LSU
Selected in the 29th round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates …. played in the summer of 2018 for the Gaithersburg (Md.) Giants in the Cal Ripken Collegiate League, producing two doubles, one triple, five RBI and 14 runs scored. … batted .378 in 2018 as a senior at Canterbury High School in Fort Myers, Fla., with six homers, 31 RBI and 25 runs scored … batted a cumulative .440 in his junior and senior seasons at Canterbury High with 11 doubles, four triples, nine homers, 67 RBI and 19 stolen bases … helped lead Canterbury High to state championships in 2017 and 2018 and was voted the 2018 Class 3A Player of the Year … earned 2018 and 2017 All-America, All-Area and All-Regional recognition … played his first two high school seasons at Naples (Fla.) HS, batting a cumulative .384 with six doubles, four triples, one homer, 38 RBI and 16 stolen bases … also played football and ran track during his junior and senior seasons at Canterbury HS.
Full name is Giovanni Elijah DiGiacomo … majoring in civil engineering at LSU … born May 18, 2000.