On Monday, Richard Fitts was named a preseason All-American by D1 Baseball. The junior pitcher earned second-team honors.
Since coming to the Plains in 2019, Fitts has been a key piece of Auburn's pitching staff. In 27 career appearances for Auburn, the junior has posted a 4.88 ERA with a 6-3 record.
In 2019, Fitts made appearances in the SEC Tournament, NCAA Regional, NCAA Super Regional and College World Series.
Entering this season, Fitts has been ranked as a top 20 college prospect on Perfect Game, D1 Baseball, Baseball America, and MLB.com. His highest ranking was No. 8 by Perfect Game.
Auburn is scheduled to start the 2021 season against Presbyterian on Feb. 19 at Plainsman Park.
Sign up for our newsletter
Get The Plainsman straight to your inbox.
Do you like this story? The Plainsman doesn't accept money from tuition or student fees, and we don't charge a subscription fee. But you can donate to support The Plainsman.Support The Plainsman