Angels draft former Lincoln baseball player

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Westmont College’s Brandon Gildea, a former Lincoln High standout, in the 36th round of Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft last weekend. “I am extremely proud of Brandon for this tremendous accomplishment,” said Westmont head coach Robert Ruiz, who played Gildea primarily as a catcher, but also at third base and pitcher. “He has been a four-year contributor in our program and has improved each year. His humility, work ethic and leadership should provide a great foundation for the next steps in his baseball career.” more

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