Monday July 15th, 2019

2019 Free Agent Corey Jaramillo




Corey Jaramillo

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/25/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
2019 Free Agent –

No one at the moment I played with 50/50 a C team out of Georgia this year and  Beckham Brothers construction a D team out of Florida

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
3B,2B,1B, C and EH next position is probably 1B

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Greg Connell, Jeremy Yates, Joe Joe Bennett

Why do you like the game of softball?
Helps to keep the competitive edge going firstvstarted our as something to do with friends then I finally started to take it serious and work on my game

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Robbie Fow, Joe Joe Bennett

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Fat Corey cause I’m a bigger guy

What is your height and weight?
5’11 315

Where do you call home?
Valdosta, Georgia

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Hunt whenever it’s in season 

What do you do for a living?
I fix air conditioners for a living 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes baseball and football a little bit in high school didn’t go to college 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
First started as something for a bunch of friends fresh out of high school then a few of us started to take it serious and work on our game. I haven’t made it to the upper part just yet trying to get there but I got to see by working and getting seen by the right people 

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
I only played in two conference tourny's this year as tryouts but the thing I noticed that is different is the pitching and defense is a lot better and hitting is not consistent 

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Not at the moment 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Getting asked to play in the Smoky 

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Billy register, Sug grant 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work on your game and perfect your skills 

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Bat tape and 26-28 depending on if it is endloaded or not 

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Play in a lot of backyard tournaments hit Bp and go to the gym 

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Atlanta braves and baseball 

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Never hit the day before a tournament 

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Haven’t been up there enough to know 

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Breast cancer tournement and Black Friday tournament because you see some of the best competition around in them 

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Viera and because it is all turf 

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Tacobell unless there is a cookout near by 

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Watching a guy face plant running down the first base line and get up to walk back to the dugout and not to first 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
Not to much people don’t know about me 

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
A good friend gave me two bats of his just because we were friends

One response to “2019 Free Agent Corey Jaramillo”

  1. Jason Crosland says:

    Hes a big strong kids who can swing it, humble and a good teammate. He would be a good add on someones squad.

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