Tigers sign Malgeri
- Updated: July 22, 2021
“Ben was a perfect fit for our team and culture,” Northeastern head coach Mike Glavine said.”He worked very hard and saved the best for last. I’m excited for him to get this professional opportunity.”
“It means the world to me to sign with the Detroit Tigers,” Malgeri said. “I want to thank the Northeastern staff, my teammates and my family for all the support and help to get me to this point. To finally achieve my lifelong dream of playing professional baseball is a crazy feeling, and I couldn’t be more excited to get started.”
- 2021 CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
- Five home runs in CAA tournament
- Posted a .280 batting average with seven home runs and 28 RBIs this season
- Made the No. 4 play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays in the CAA Championship Game with an incredible diving catch
- Ranked fourth in the CAA with 12 HBP and was seventh in the CAA with seven home runs
- Led the CAA in stolen bases this season with 23
Mageri a Stratham resident, is the third current Husky to be selected in the 2021 Draft, joining teammates Brandon Dufault and Jared Dupere. Dufault signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Wednesday.
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