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Brendan McNamara

Position RHP
Height 6'0"
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Oceanside, Calif.
High School Oceanside

Palomar Junior College: Voted to the All-Pacific Coast Conference first team after finishing the 2005 season with a 5-2 record and 3.50 earned run average … Was 4-1 in conference play with a 2.28 ERA, striking out 43 and walking nine in 51.1 innings … Took a medical redshirt in 2004 after striking out nine batters in six innings … Struck out 10 batters in 10.1 innings in seven games as a freshman.

High School: Played for coach Dave Barret … Was a second-team all-valley league selection as a senior … Started the 2002 CIF-San Diego Section Division II championship game against Eastlake and pitched shutout ball through five innings … Was 6-0 on the mound as a senior … Set a school record by driving in eight runs in one game.

Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1984 in West Hills, Calif. … Parents are Pat and Kathy McNamara … Grandson of Don Moore, who played for five seasons in the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees organizations, and nephew of Don Moore, who played six years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization … Cousin of Matt Moore, who plays quarterback at Colorado State.